Tag Archive: privacy policy

Sep
23
2013

Increasing Transparency with California AB 370

Joanne Furtsch, Director of Product Policy @privacygeek In August 2013, both the California State Assembly and Senate unanimously passed AB 370, which is an amendment to CalOPPA.  The bill amends the privacy policy disclosure requirements that companies need to disclose within their privacy policies: How they will respond to a Web browser signal such as …

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Dec
21
2012

Moving Privacy onto the Map

Moving Privacy on the Map

Joanne McNabb Director of Privacy Education and Policy | Office of the Attorney General | California Department of Justice I attended a health privacy conference recently and was surprised at how much mobile dominated the conversation, both in sessions and during breaks. Privacy officers in healthcare organizations are struggling to balance the benefits of easy, …

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Feb
15
2012

How many start-ups does it take to write a privacy policy?

Chris Babel CEO | TRUSTe Privacy breakdowns continue to pop up across a variety markets with the biggest headlines coming from two VC-backed mobile app start-ups, Path and Hipster. Both were called out by independent tech professionals for privacy violations stemming from the unauthorized access of user address books stored on their mobile phones, and both …

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Aug
25
2009

TRUSTe Among Top Privacy Blogs

The TRUSTe blog was named in this informative list of top privacy blogs. This blog has some great lists for businesses and consumers interested in privacy and security.

Oct
01
2008

‘Do unto others how you’d want them to do unto you’

You may be a small business, but chances are you collect some form of PII. Even small businesses are accountable for the safety of user PII, and thereby must take adequate measures to protect it. Lead Microsoft.com editor Monte Enbysk gathered TRUSTe’s insight to help develop 6 privacy tips for small businesses: 1. Take inventory …

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Aug
06
2008

Competitive Litigation on Privacy Policy Violations

Everybody knows about how the pesky little privacy policy on your website can land you in hot water with the FTC. Under the FTC Act, deceptive and unfair practices against consumers can get you a 20 year relationship with the FTC and a hefty fine. For the most part though, the resources of the FTC …

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