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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Redaction

The practice of identifying and removing or blocking information from documents being produced pursuant to a discovery request or as evidence in a court proceeding. Specifically, attorneys are required to redact documents so that no more than the following information is included in court filings: (1) The last four digits of the Social Security number and taxpayer-identification number; (2) the year of the individual’s birth; (3) if the individual is a minor, only the minor’s initials, and (4) the last four digits of the financial account number.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: US134-135

Associated term(s): Protective Orders