Canadian businesses view privacy
practices as an opportunity to improve relations with customers while U.
Companies that market their products and services through e-mail face a new challenge the need to comply with privacy
and spare (often defined as unsolicited bulk e-mail) regulations.
Is it any wonder that public concern about privacy
has risen dramatically during the last decade?
The right to privacy
is fundamental to a free and flourishing society and a basic element of Humanism's defense of freedom of thought and personal fulfillment.
The AICPA and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants have issued the AICPA/CICA Privacy
Framework, including the AICPA/CICA Trust Services Privacy
Principle and Criteria.
In August 2002, a new federal rule took effect that protects the privacy
of individuals' health information and medical records.
Every American's entire medical record became an open book on April 14, 2003, the final effective date for compliance with the amendments to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) privacy
& American Business (P&AB), Hackensack, NJ, has announced that its new searchable Privacy
Policy Database (PPD) is now up and running on http://www.
Insurers will face continuing regulatory compliance challenges on the privacy
front in coming months.
With the arrival of HIPAA's compliance date for the privacy
standard on April IA, 2003, each facility must have a detailed privacy
policy in place.
Included is a discussion of a recent governmental enactment to limit the liability of certain telecommunications service providers (TSPs) for content posted on their networks, efforts to regulate the transmission of spam, and proposed privacy
measures and consumer protection laws.
By April 14, 2003, providers must be in compliance with HIPAA's Privacy
In an age when that same information is now stored in electronic bytes, able to be shared or displayed to potentially millions of viewers with a click of the mouse, consumer attitudes about privacy
have changed dramatically.
I want online visitors to feel more comfortable about the level of privacy
that they will receive if they purchase materials from the site?
The National Consumer Coalition's Privacy
Group launched a new website -- www.