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This course will prepare you to handle private information responsibly as required by law and by your organization. It will give you an understanding of the kinds of information that are considered private and that are subject to protection under US law. It will explore the various strategies for safeguarding private information you encounter as part of your job and teach you about recognizing and reporting potential privacy breaches. In addition, it will give you an appreciation of the negative consequences of failing to adequately protect such private or confidential information. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by the Labor & Employment Law Group of the law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any federal, state, or local laws. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. The information contained herein is provided only as general information that may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. This information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state.