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Right to Privacy

The right not to be violated without one's consent. For example, the right to privacy includes the right to be secure in one's own person or home. The right to privacy in guaranteed in many jurisdictions. Other jurisdictions that do not explicitly provide a right to privacy may provide some protections. For example, a government may prohibit searches in a private area without a warrant.
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Having a portion of your existence chronicled in a web of interlinked databases does raise some legitimate privacy concerns.
For more information on the Privacy Framework, contact Nancy Cohen at ncohen@ aicpa.
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This is the perspective the NCC brings to information technology and privacy issues, along with the message that the greatest real threat to privacy is government abuse.
According to recent surveys, most Internet users describe privacy as one of their major concerns, yet a majority readily provide personal data on a regular basis.
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From companies like American Express to Yahoo, PPD has in-depth coverage of the vital components of good online privacy policies.
These privacy compliance requirements embody one primary goal: protection of consumers' personal financial information.
The receipt of the privacy notice must be acknowledged in writing, but the facility does not have to explain the notice or otherwise elaborate on its contents.
On November 30, 2001, the Diet passed a law that went into effect May 27, 2002, to regulate online infringement of third party rights, including defamation, copyright infringement and privacy violations.