Posts Tagged ‘privacy principles’

Avoid this Common Privacy Choice Mistake

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Many marketing professionals have a common temptation; they want to send as many marketing messages to as many people as possible, and they would love to send it to all folks who have ever been customers or clients of their business, and often times actually want to simply send to everyone whose email address they can obtain in any way.

Privacy professionals make many efforts to guide marketers on what is acceptable and not acceptable. After all, (more…)

Security is Action…Privacy is the Result of Action

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

What is the difference between security and privacy?

Many of my clients are small and midsized businesses. They often express confusion over what each of these terms (neither of which have a universally-accepted definition) actually means, how they are different, and how they are similar. This is important for business leaders to understand so they can make appropriate decisions within their information security and privacy management programs. Especially in small and midsize businesses, where there may not be a specific position to address either of these important topics. Let’s start with considering at a high level the differences between information security and privacy. (more…)

New Online Behavioral Advertising Principles: Self Regulation Does Not Mean Less Scrutiny By The FTC!

Monday, February 16th, 2009

On February 12 the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the most actively aggressive oversight agency in the U.S. with regard to enforcing privacy protections, released new behavioral advertising principles


Have You Reviewed the FTC’s Proposed Privacy Principles Yet?

Monday, February 25th, 2008

If you are responsible for information security or privacy at your organization, and your organization does marketing, here is something you need to know about and discuss with your marketing folks. I blogged about this in December.


FTC Behavioral Advertising Privacy Principles: Give Them Your Feedback!

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

On December 10 the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that the FTC commissioners voted unanimously to have principles to govern online behavioral advertising. At the same time they released their proposed principles to guide the development of self-regulation in this area.


5-Point Checklist for Info Sec and Privacy Pros to Use for Data Protection and Privacy Law Compliance

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

One of the basic privacy principles is to limit the collection of personally identifiable information (PII) to only that which is necessary for the business purpose for which it is being collected. These privacy principles, built largely around the OECD privacy principles, are the basis for most data protection and privacy laws throughout the world.