Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2018/2019
Belonging course: 
Course of Bachelor's Degree Programme on TOURISM FIRMS MANAGEMENT
Disciplinary sector: 
PRIVATE LAW (IUS/01)
Language: 
Italian
Credits: 
6
Year of study: 
3
Cycle: 
First Semester
Hours of front activity: 
48

Language

Italian

Course description

The purpose of this course is to teach the fundamental institutions of Information Technology Law and the legal relevance of the main IT tools with particular regard to their operations in the tourism sector. Furthermore, the course aims to develop in students the skills necessary to analyze the legal issues relating to the use of the network, both to access it and use the services made available or to purchase goods or services, and for inclusion in the network. network of sites, information, its products or services. The foregoing is oriented to the application whose knowledge can be particularly useful to those who work in the tourism sector which has been profoundly innovated by the digital revolution.
EXPECTED RESULTS

Full understanding of the subject and ability to comprehend:
The student shall demonstrate a complete understanding of general principles and fundamental notions of the subject, with specific reference to the discipline currently regulating the use of the Internet.

Ability to apply the acquired understanding to practical questions:
The student shall acquire a strong knowledge concerning the rules relevant to the subject and their collocation within the juridical system. Moreover, he or she shall demonstrate the capability to apply acquired notions to the main practical problems arising from real-life practice.

Independent thinking:
The student shall acquire such a level of knowledge on the subject so as to be able to apply acquired notions to practical problems: the student shall also demonstrate his or her ability to deal with the balancing of different relevant interests concerning addressed problems.

Communication skills:
The student shall exhibit good control of technical-juridical language and expressions.

Learning capability:
The student shall demonstrate a good capability of understanding general principles of the subject and the problems stemming from their application, with specific reference to the virtual environment.

Prerequisites

It is useful for students to have basic knowledge of private and public law.

Syllabus

1. Sources of Information Technology Law.
2. Self-regulation on the network.
3. Internet and the Law:
a. The accesscontract for the Internet
b. Domain names.
c. Privacy e personal rights on the Internet.

4. Contracts with an informaticobject.
5. On linenegotiations:
a. Telematiccontract
b. Means of payment
c. Consumerprotectiononthe Internet
d. Tourist and telematiccontracts

6. Tort law online.

Sources of Information Technology Law. 2. Self-regulation on the network. 3. Internet and the Law: a. The access contract for the Internet b. Domain names. c. Privacy e personal rights on the Internet.
4. Contracts with an informatic object. 5. On linenegotiations: a. Telematiccontract b. Means of payment c. Consumer protectiononthe Internet d. Tourist and telematic contracts
6. Tort law online.

Teaching Methods

The training process includes:
- theoretical framing lessons that focus on the themes in which the course program is structured;
- practical exercises and discussions to promote the development of the critical sense and the ability to apply the logical-analytical tools dealt with during the lessons;
- reading and discussing articles of newspapers and specialized journals on subjects relevant to the theoretical issues dealt with in the course.

Textbooks

Manuale di diritto dell’informatica, curated by D. Valentino, 3rd ed., Esi, Napoli, 2016: Part I: Chap. I e III- Part II: Chap. I, II, III- Part III: Chap. I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII- Part: IV: Chap. I, II, III, VIII- Part V: Chap. I

Learning assessment

The attainment of the training objectives is ensured by an oral interview, aimed at verifying the acquisition of the competences covered by the program. The test aims to verify the understanding of the fundamental notions of IT law, IT document, electronic commerce, the processing of personal data, digital platforms and the various legal situations involved in the operation of the network, making connections with the general principles of the tourism business discipline. Du ring the course an intermediate exam oral is held, reserved for students who have attended at least 70% of the lectures, concerning the part relating to the sources of IT law, the IT document and electronic commerce. Students who qualify for the mid- term exam will only address the additional topics covered by the program in the final exam which will also be oral. * UPDATE. In compliance with the instructions of the University about distance learning, starting from October 2020 and until the resumption of teaching activities in the presence, the tests will take place through the completion of a written test on the elearning.uniparthenope.it platform and a subsequent oral interview on Ms Teams, which is accessed after passing the written test. The teacher will send the booked students a communication with the instructions as the session approaches.

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