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Don’t be too quick to publish a privacy notice

Having a privacy notice for customers to review is an essential part of any privacy program. When Delta Airlines added a privacy notice to their mobile app, “Fly Delta”,  to comply with California law, the policy did not reflect reality. When creating a privacy notice you need to say what you do and do what you say.
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Posted on December 10, 2012 by Bob Siegel - No Comments
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Setting Expectations Through a Privacy Notice

Customers and employees don’t want to be surprised by how your organization uses and protects their personal information. A simple way to avoid surprise is to create a privacy notice that lays out, in easy to understand language, your organization’s approach to privacy.
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Posted on August 27, 2012 by Bob Siegel - No Comments
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“And you’re sharing my fingerprints with….?”

It is not unusual for me to make assumptions about how my personal information will be treated based on my past experiences. With technology changing as quickly as it does this is probably a mistake. Reviewing a privacy policy or looking for a notice when new technology is introduced is a good idea as a recent episode will show.
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Posted on July 23, 2012 by Bob Siegel - No Comments
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