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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Federal Records Act

The Federal Records Act requires the establishment of standards and procedures to ensure efficient and effective records management.  The objectives of the Federal Records Act interact with federal privacy to: Ensure appropriate maintenance of a record that allows access rights to subject of the record; Minimize the collection of PII; Ensure the destruction of PII when there is no longer a business, legal, or historical need for the record.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: G153-4

Associated term(s): PII

Associated law(s): Privacy Act