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 Retention Directive

This directive is designed to align the rules on data retention across the EU member states. It applies to traffic and location data but not to the actual content of communications of both individuals and organizations.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: E43

Associated term(s): Directive 2006/24/EC