Privacy Online

OECD Guidance on Policy and Practice

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This volume draws together OECD work to date on measures for ensuring effective privacy protection on global networks while continuing to allow the transborder flow of personal data.

It contains specific policy and practical guidance to assist governments, businesses and individuals in promoting privacy protection online at national and international levels. It proposes ways of adopting and posting privacy policies, mechanisms for enforcement and redress, and means of promoting education and user awareness.

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Policy and Practical Guidance for Implementing Privacy Protection Online

OECD member countries share a strong commitment, reaffirmed by OECD ministers in 1998, “to the protection of privacy on global networks in order to ensure the respect of important rights, build confidence on global networks, and to prevent unnecessary restrictions on transborder flows of personal data”. The policy and practical guidance offered in this chapter reflects the high-level 1998 Ministerial objective to build bridges between the different approaches adopted by member countries. It builds upon the work presented in Part I...

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