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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One of two requirements established by the EU Data Protection Directive for the processing of personal data. In order to be considered fair, the data controller must provide specific information to the data subject prior to processing.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: E82-83

Associated term(s): Data Controller, Lawfulness

Associated law(s): Data Protection Directive