An individual’s ability to determine whether or how their personal information may be used or disclosed by the entity that collected the information. Also, the ability of an individual to limit certain uses of their personal information. For example; an individual may have choice about whether to permit a company to contact them or share their data with third parties. Can be express or implied.
Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: F16; US6, 21; C62, 115, 121; E105-106
Associated term(s): Consent