Unformatted text preview: Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA")Title 15,
United States Code, Section 6501
– Protects children’s privacy by giving parents the tools to control what
information is collected while children are online.
information Gramm-Leach_Bliley ActTo be codified in Title 15, Unites States Code,
Sections – Ensures that financial institutions protect the privacy of consumers' “nonpublic
personal financial information.”
personal Privacy Laws & Regulations
Privacy The Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) Title 18, United States Code,
Section – Prohibits unlawful access and certain disclosures of communication contents and prevents
government entities from requiring disclosure of electronic communications from a provider
without proper procedure.
without Customer Proprietary Network Information Electronic Communications Privacy
Act of 1986Title 47, United States Code, Section 222.
Act – Protects the information telephone companies obtain about customers regarding the quantity,
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
of Federal Regulations 45, Sections 160 and 164
of – Prohibits covered entities (health plans, health care clearinghouses, and health care providers
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 Effective 10/98
Prohibits transfer of personal data to nonEuropean Union nations that do not meet the
Different than the sectoral approach used by the
U.S. that relies on a mix of legislation, regulation,
and self regulation
Directive would hamper t...
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