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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Sedona Conference

An important source of standards and best practices for managing electronic discovery compliance through data retention policies. Regarding e-mail retention, the Sedona Conference offers four key guidelines: (1) E-mail retention policies should be administered by interdisciplinary teams composed of participants across a diverse array of business units; (2) such teams should continually develop their understanding of the policies and practices in place and identify the gaps between policy and practice; (3) interdisciplinary teams should reach consensus as to policies while looking to industry standards; (4) technical solutions should meet and parallel the functional requirements of the organization.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: US135

Associated term(s): Data retention, e-Discovery