This site lists national privacy laws by country as well as U.S. state and federal privacy laws including links to actual text. It also includes a section on legal updates and news.
In this report from Wisegate, you’ll get practical insights from senior privacy and security officers on how to balance privacy and data protection compliance requirements with the need for continued business growth and innovation.
This article offers ten ways to supplement your training activities and bolster your awareness program to minimize privacy errors causing inadvertent data loss.
Under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 certain federal financial agencies are required to adopt consistent and comparable rules regarding the proper disposal of consumer report information and records. This rule is the standard those agencies must meet.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission released this guide to help organizations determine whether they need to design an identity theft prevention program under the Red Flags Rule and if so, how to comply. The guide includes FAQs, tips and a four-step process to compliance.
This FTC brochure offers tips for compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act including “what if” scenarios and how to descipher whether your communication falls under the act.
This survey outlines a series of questions to help an organization better understand if employees are collecting and maintaining personally identifiable information within commercial products. The scope of this survey is limited to PII data that is collected, transmitted, or stored by the organization.
This excel workbook includes definitions of personally identifiable information in terms of applicable U.S. state laws, U.S. federal laws and national laws from countries across the globe.
Many businesses collect "sensitive"data or information from consumers for business purposes. Theft or misuse of this information can put your customers' financial information at risk and damage the reputation of the business. The U.S. Small Business Administration offers tips to help protect both your business records and your customers' sensitive data.
This whitepaper from Automatic Data Processing, Inc., aims to help organizations comply with FCRA background screening requirements. (2007)
This bulletin expands on the National Archives and Records Administration’s FAQ from February 2010 aimed at providing agencies with a basic overview of cloud computing. This bulletin includes a more detailed definition, federal agency examples of cloud computing, records management guidelines and contract language to consider when procuring cloud computing services.
This Cloud Security Alliance guidance seeks to establish a stable, secure baseline for cloud operations. This effort provides a practical, actionable road map to managers wanting to adopt the cloud paradigm safely and securely. Domains have been rewritten to emphasize security, stability and privacy, ensuring corporate privacy in a multi-tenant environment.
Practical Law is pleased to make its data protection multi-jurisdictional guide available, free of charge, to IAPP members. The guides will allow you to quickly compare key legal issues across jurisdictions. The guide aims to give a structured overview of the key practical issues including, for example, the main data protection rules and principles, rights of individuals, security requirements, processing of data by third parties, cookies and spam, international transfers of data and enforcement procedures and sanctions.
The purpose of this guidance from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada is to help organizations enhance the timeliness and content of communications during an emergency while giving people confidence that their personal information will be handled appropriately. It is aimed primarily at decision-makers in organizations that are subject to Canadian privacy laws, but the practices outlined here are largely applicable to organizations in other jurisdictions.
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