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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Technology-Based Model

The technology-based model for data protection utilizes technological security measures to protect individuals’ personal data. While it is commonplace for companies to utilize technology to protect data, developments in commercially available hardware and software have enabled consumers to establish privacy protections for their own online activity.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: F34; C6-7

Associated term(s): Comprehensive Laws, Co-regulatory Model, Sectoral Laws, Self-Regulatory Model