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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Credit Reporting Agency

Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, any organization that regularly engages in assembling or evaluating consumer credit information or other information on consumers for the purpose of furnishing consumer reports to third parties for a fee.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: US58-59; G147

Acronym(s): CRA

Associated term(s): Consumer reporting agency

Associated law(s): FCRA