Online Safe Harbor Privacy Training Course
Advances in information technology have enabled companies to collect, compile, analyze and deliver data around the world much more quickly and cheaply than ever before. But these technological advances have also brought new challenges to protecting "information privacy." In fact, some experts believe that privacy concerns will slow the growth of the Internet generally and electronic commerce in particular.
Different countries view privacy issues differently. In the U.S., for example, companies have largely been allowed to "self-regulate." In Europe, by contrast, protection of consumer privacy is the subject of extensive legislation, including a comprehensive Data Protection Directive that took effect in 1998. Foreign companies wishing to receive personal information about European citizens from companies in the European Union (EU) must have policies in place that ensure an adequate level of privacy protection.
Online Safe Harbor Privacy Training Course Summary
This 30-minute course explains the Safe Harbor program and its seven privacy/security principles in simple, understandable terms. It includes pop quizzes, news clippings and a final quiz highlighting real-world compliance issues that employees should learn to recognize and deal with appropriately. The topics covered in this course include —
- Safe Harbor overview
- Safe Harbor principles
- Transfers to third parties
- Data integrity