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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Data Protection Impact Assessment

Similar to a Privacy Impact Assessment. According to the proposed EU Data Protection Regulation, Data Protection Impact Assessments ensure “a conscious and systematic effort is made to assess privacy risks to individuals in the collection, use and disclosure of their personal data. DPIAs help identify privacy risks, foresee problems and bring forward solutions.”

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: M123-124

Acronym (s): DPIA

Associated term(s): Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs)