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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An organization will be liable for damages if it breaches a legal duty to protect personal information and an individual is harmed by that breach.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: F25; US5

Associated term(s): Private Right of Action