Textbook Key

F: Foundations of Information Privacy and Data Protection

US: U.S. Private-sector Privacy

C: Canadian Privacy

E: European Privacy

G: U.S. Government Privacy

IT: Privacy in Information Technology

M: Privacy Program Management

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Chief Privacy Officer (Agency level)

A position within an organization that is responsible for managing risks of privacy laws and policies. Within the U.S. government, this position was created under section 522(a) of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2005.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: G43-45

Acronym(s): CPO