Privacy is Good for Business
Consider taking the following actions to create a culture of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust in your organization.
IF YOU COLLECT IT, PROTECT IT
Follow reasonable security measures to protect individuals’ personal information from inappropriate and unauthorized access.
BE OPEN AND HONEST ABOUT HOW YOU COLLECT, USE AND SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION
Clearly communicate your data use practices and any features or settings you offer to consumers to manage their privacy.
Communicate clearly and often what privacy means to your organization and the steps you take to achieve and maintain consumer privacy and security.
CREATE A CULTURE OF PRIVACY IN YOUR ORGANIZATION
Educate employees about their role in privacy, security and respecting and protecting the personal information of colleagues and customers.
IN ADDITION TO YOUR PRIVACY PRACTICES, DO YOUR DUE DILIGENCE AND MONITOR PARTNERS AND VENDORS
You are also responsible for how they use and collect personal information.
Created by the National Cyber Security Alliance
Made possible in whole by a grant from the Digital Trust Foundation.