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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Local Governance

Also known as “decentralized governance,” this governance model involves the delegation of decision-making authority down to the lower levels in an organization, away from and lower than a central authority. There are fewer tiers in the organizational structure, wider span of control and bottom-to-top flow of decision-making and ideas.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: M20

Associated term(s): Decentralized Governance