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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Privacy Impact Assessments (Canadian)

The Canadian government requires all government institutions subject to the Privacy Act to conduct these assessments. The purpose behind a PIA is to evaluate whether program and service delivery initiatives that involve the collection, use or disclosure of personal information are in compliance with statutory obligations.

Acronym(s): PIAs