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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Right to Financial Privacy Act of 1978

Governs the release of customer financial information to federal government authorities. The act defines both the circumstances under which a financial institution can volunteer information about customers’ financial records to federal government authorities and the applicable procedures and requirements to follow when the federal government is requesting customers’ financial information.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: G107-108

Acronym(s): RFPA