Manner the childrens online privacy protection act

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Unformatted text preview: Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA")Title 15, Title United States Code, Section 6501 United – Protects children’s privacy by giving parents the tools to control what Protects information is collected while children are online. information Gramm-Leach_Bliley ActTo be codified in Title 15, Unites States Code, To Sections 6801-6809 Sections – Ensures that financial institutions protect the privacy of consumers' “nonpublic Ensures personal financial information.” personal Privacy Laws & Regulations Privacy The Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) Title 18, United States Code, The Section 2501 Section – Prohibits unlawful access and certain disclosures of communication contents and prevents Prohibits government entities from requiring disclosure of electronic communications from a provider without proper procedure. without Customer Proprietary Network Information Electronic Communications Privacy Customer Act of 1986Title 47, United States Code, Section 222. Act – Protects the information telephone companies obtain about customers regarding the quantity, Protects technical configuration, type, destination, and amount of use of a telecommunications service subscribed to by such customers. subscribed The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA")Code Code of Federal Regulations 45, Sections 160 and 164 of – Prohibits covered entities (health plans, health care clearinghouses, and health care providers Prohibits who transmit any health information in electronic form in connection with a transaction regulated by the HIPPA) from disclosing protected health information to third parties without the patient’s prior consent. the European Commission’ Directive on Data Protection Data Effective 10/98 Prohibits transfer of personal data to nonEuropean Union nations that do not meet the European ‘adequacy’ standard. ‘adequacy’ Different than the sectoral approach used by the Different U.S. that relies on a mix of legislation, regulation, and self regulation and Directive would hamper t...
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