California Consumer Privacy Act: GDPR-like definition of personal information

Data Protection Report

This blog focuses on the CCPA’s broad definition of Personal Information. The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA” or the “Act”) sets a new precedent with its sweeping definition of Personal Information (“PI”). This definition of PI greatly expands on the narrow definition of what constituted PI under previous California state laws. While the definition of PI is sweeping, the Act does set out several carve outs.

New Case Sheds Further Light on the Definition of Autodialer under the TCPA

Data Matters

The FCC had said in orders in 2003 and 2008 that the TCPA’s definition of auto-dialer was broad enough to cover predictive dialers. Unconstrained by the underbrush of the FCC’s earlier rulings, the court went on to interpret the statutory definition of auto-dialers. The post New Case Sheds Further Light on the Definition of Autodialer under the TCPA appeared first on Data Matters Privacy Blog. Ever since the D.C.

HR’s culture shift: Tackling workplace sexual harassment while navigating legal definitions

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Human resources professionals are looking to fight bad behavior driven by upper management. Sexual harassment in the professional workplace PH sexual harassment Sexual harassment Workforce management Employee relations Workplace culture Workplace safety and security

Searching for definition | ZDNet

Collaboration 2.0

Searching for definition By Oliver Marks | June 15, 2008, 10:51pm PDT Summary A recurring theme for me at the Enterprise 2.0 ′ in 2006, called on attendees to log on to Wikipedia and edit its definition.

This is the old ChiefTech blog.: Matt's Knowledge Management definition

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Wednesday, 27 June 2007 Matt's Knowledge Management definition Everyone has their own definition of Knowledge Management. This is the old ChiefTech blog. Nice of you to drop in and visit. However, you need to come over and see my new blog at chieftech.com.au. ©2005-2009. ©2005-2009. Disclaimer: Information on this blog is of a general nature and represents my own independent opinion. Please seek advice for specific circumstances.

The Principles of Recordkeeping Primer: Accountability

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Definitions of Accountability. ” DefinitionA primer is a small, introductory book on a given subject. They used to be part of every child’s education. The New England Primer (ca. 1690), was the first to be printed in North America.

Is it live or is it Memorex?

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Compliance Compliance (General) Controls Definition Duty Governance Information Internal controls Ownership Protect assets Technology Third partiesWhat impact has technology had on the flow of information in your industry, including the flow of information to and from competitors? Are your controls keeping pace? “Fashion Industry Gossip Was Once Whispered. Now It’s on Instagram.,” ” The Wall Street Journal, December 2, 2018 (online).

California Consumer Privacy Act: The Challenge Ahead – Four Key Considerations for Health and Life Sciences Companies

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

As a starting point, determine whether the company qualifies as a business under the CCPA’s definition or if it may be subject to the CCPA by its relationships with for-profit businesses. The CCPA’s definition for “deidentified” data differs from traditional standards.

When is a record no longer a record?

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I guess there may be multiple definitions of “record,” one of which is documentation of a business activity or decision, and the other of which is a conviction. Access Accuracy Controls Definition Information Records Management Third parties ValueIf you are looking to invest, it would be nice to know if the broker who has been recommended to you has a history of complaints by his/her customers or employers.

Management of change

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Information Governance Communications Definition Controls Compliance Oversight Compliance (General How do you make sure that your policies are keeping pace with law and society? “Google Changes Harassment Rule,” The Wall Street Journal , November 9, 2018 B4. Following an employee walkout over how the company handles/handled sexual harassment claims, Google will no longer require that such claims be subject to arbitration.

California Consumer Privacy Act: The Challenge Ahead – Four Key Considerations for Health and Life Sciences Companies

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

As a starting point, determine whether the company qualifies as a business under the CCPA’s definition or if it may be subject to the CCPA by its relationships with for-profit businesses. The CCPA’s definition for “deidentified” data differs from traditional standards.

California Consumer Privacy Act: The Challenge Ahead – Four Key Considerations for Health and Life Sciences Companies

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

As a starting point, determine whether the company qualifies as a business under the CCPA’s definition or if it may be subject to the CCPA by its relationships with for-profit businesses. The CCPA’s definition for “deidentified” data differs from traditional standards.

Cheaters

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Data quality Information Governance Definition Duty of Care Controls Compliance Oversight Duty Employees Accuracy Corporation Compliance (General “Market Cheats Get Caught More Often,” The Wall Street Journal , November 1, 2018 B10. Traders manipulating prices by spoofing real futures trades are getting caught and prosecuted for criminal violations. Exchanges cooperating with enforcement authorities. If accurate information is worth X, what is inaccurate information worth?

Information economy

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Data quality Information Value Definition Use Collection Analytics Access“Alternative Data Is Valued on Wall Street,” The Wall Street Journal , November 2, 2018 B1. Companies mine different types of available information to help traders. Is information is worth so much, won’t someone start a business to provide it? Apparently. What should you be monitoring to understand how your customers make their purchasing decisions, or what your competitors are doing?

Who’s spreading the news?

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Data quality Information Governance Definition Controls Third parties Internal controls Culture Compliance Oversight Duty Accuracy Compliance (General “Egypt Send Actress to Jail for ‘Fake News,'” The Wall Street Journal , October 1, 2018 A9. Woman posting video on Facebook claiming sexual harassment posted on Facebook sentenced to two years in jail. Publishing fake news with intent of toppling regime. Egypt has some problems with sexual harassment. Appeal expected.

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The government does it better

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Access Accuracy Controls Data quality Definition Duty of Care Governance Information Internal controls Knowledge Management Operations Oversight Privacy Protect assets Third parties UseIn the macro sense, one of the bits of information that we own, manage, and hopefully control is who we are. How does the government control and manage this? “Banks Find Solutions for ID Fraud at DMV,” The Wall Street Journal , November 13, 2018 B10.

Where’s Rosemary Woods?

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Access Accuracy Communications Controls Definition Duty Governance Government Information Internal controls Risk assessment Security Third parties“Trudeau Says Canadians Heard Khashoggi Tapes,” The Wall Street Journal , November 13, 2018 A7. Canadian intelligence officials hear audio tapes related to killing. One assumes that this is a tape of some conversation picked up by intelligence folks after the killing, and not a recording of the killing itself.

California Consumer Privacy Act: The Challenge Ahead — Key Terms in the CCPA

HL Chronicle of Data Protection

We thus focus here on detailing some of the CCPA’s key definitional terms, organized into topical categories. As we describe below, the CCPA’s definition of “consumer” is limited to California residents.

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It’s not free; it’s included

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Access Accuracy Data quality Definition Information Management Use Value“When ‘Free Trading’ Isn’t Really Free,” The Wall Street Journal , November 10, 2018 B5. You can avoid commissions when trading stock by using an app. But if the price you pay or get paid for the stock is more or less, is the trade really free? It depends on how much price improvement is involved.

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Hackers look to make money

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So now a denial is Information, by definition. Access Communications Compliance Compliance (General) Controls Corporation Culture Definition Directors Duty Duty of Care Employees Governance Information Interconnections Internal controls Investor relations IT Oversight Ownership Privacy Protect assets Security Technology Third parties Who is in charge That’s a catchy headline.

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Information delayed

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So, either (a) the definition of Information includes information you don’t disclose or (b) the value of information can include the value of not disclosing it. Accuracy Communications Compliance Compliance (General) Controls Corporation Culture Data quality Definition Directors Duty Duty of Care Employees Governance Information Internal controls Oversight Reliance Supervision Technology To report Value

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Admissions

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Information Value Governance Definition Controls Internal controls Compliance Analytics AccessWhat happens when you have to disclose your secret sauce? “13 Secret Steps for Harvard Admission — They May Not Help,” The Wall Street Journal , October 29, 2018 A1. Analysis of admissions data shows what affects (helps, hurts) your chances of admission. If you were Harvard, would you want to keep this secret, to prevent people from gaming the system?

Labels

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Data quality Information Definition Analytics“Senator Releases DNA Test Results,” The Wall Street Journal , October 16, 2018 A4. Senator Elizabeth Warren released DNA results about her ancestry. Facts are facts. And labels are labels, and not necessarily facts. How much of a certain DNA do you need to have to be a minority, entitled to affirmative action? So, the blood results are information. But who has the power to decide who is and who is not a Native American?

Loose Lips, Volume III

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Information Governance Communications Definition Controls Compliance Duty Employees Corporation Compliance (General “Egypt Passes Media Law Targeting ‘Fake News,'” The Wall Street Journal , July 17, 2018 A18. Traditional media and larger social media outlets now subject to penalties for spreading fake news, defaming, or inciting hatred. Think how quiet the TV would be in the US if there was a similar law here. Oh, wait. We still have the First Amendment.

Location information

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Information Ownership Value Definition Controls Access Duty Corporation TechnologyApparently, if you’re on Verizon, 75 companies know where your phone is. Is that worth anything to anybody? Who owns that information and who can sell/rent it? “Third Parties Know Exactly Where You Are,” The Wall Street Journal , July 16, 2018 B4. Well, I like to have Uber and Google Maps know where I am. And FindMyPhone. Who else? Do I control that?

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Privacy

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Security Privacy Information Ownership Governance Policy Definition Duty of Care Controls Third parties Internal controls Access Duty Corporation Technology“Alphabet, Apple Prodded On Privacy,” The Wall Street Journal , July 10, 2018 A3. Congress asks how Google and Apple use “your” information, such as what you say and write and where you are. Which is more interesting, the questions or the answers?

It’s all information

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Access Accuracy Analytics Collect Compliance Controls Data quality Definition Duty of Care Governance Information Management Oversight Ownership Records Management Risk assessment Use ValueThis blog explores, from time to time, the outer reaches of the intersection(s) of Information, Governance, and Compliance. Consider, for a moment, a fingerprint. Not what you normally consider “information.” ” And one seldom thinks of “managing” a fingerprint.

23 & you

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So, add genetics to the definition of “information.” ” Privacy Data quality Information Ownership Governance Policy Definition Controls Third parties Analytics Access Duty CorporationLots of positives from sharing your genetic information online. You can find distant relatives and explore your heritage. Or locate a serial killer. “Use of Database Raises Questions,” The Wall Street Journal , April 30, 2018 A6.

Labels

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Information Governance Communications Definition Controls Third parties Internal controls Culture AccuracyLabels are shorthand. Does the person using the label mean the same thing as you do? “For Some Bonds, It’s Too Easy Being Green,” The Wall Street Journal , August 20, 2018 B1. A quarter of Chinese bonds marketed as green bonds were rejected by “a de facto watchdog for the market” as not really being environmentally friendly.

Sexual assault

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Compliance (General) Controls Definition Duty Governance Information Internal controls Privacy Third partiesI hesitated to discuss the Kavanaugh hearings as an information governance teaching case, due to the raw political nerves. Another case presented itself. “A Sexual-Assault Claim Spotlights National Dilemma,” The Wall Street Journal , October 15, 2018 A1.

Conflicts as information

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Access Accuracy Compliance Compliance (General) Controls Corporation Definition Duty Duty of Care Governance Information Internal controls Lawyers Oversight Third parties To report“McKinsey Held Back Chapter 11 Positions,” The Wall Street Journal , June 20, 2018 B1. Consultant advises in bankruptcy proceedings while holding undisclosed interests in the outcomes. Did McKinsey not know that they had these investments? Did they not have a process for checking for conflicts?

Loose lips, revisited

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Accuracy Communications Compliance Compliance (General) Controls Corporation Definition Duty Employees Governance Information Internal controls Investor relationsThe prior post was about what you say and in what medium. So’s this one. “SEC Probes Musk Tweets On Possible Tesla Buyout,” The Wall Street Journal , August 9, 2018 A1. Were Elon Musk’s tweets about having lined up financing for a buyout false or misleading? The SEC may want to know.

Programming flaw

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IT Information Governance Definition Interconnections Controls Internal controls Oversight Accuracy TechnologyIf your business includes programming software to perform certain tasks, you no doubt have quality control processes. Are those processes “information governance”? “Software Flaw Trips Fiat Chrysler,” The Wall Street Journal , May 26, 2018 B1. Short circuit could prevent you from disengaging the cruise control. Results in recall of 5.3 million vehicle.

Fake news

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Accuracy Controls Corporation Definition Duty Information Internal controls Third partiesIs identity part of Information? Does accuracy matter? “Senators’ Identities Misused On Site,” The Wall Street Journal , May 23, 2018 A2. People apparently spoofed the names of two US Senators when making comments on an FCC website seeking views on net neutrality. Apparently, nearly 8,000 other people made the same complaint. Can you trust what you read on the Internet?

Fraudster

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Board Communications Compliance Compliance (General) Controls Corporation Culture Data quality Definition Directors Duty Duty of Care Employees Governance Inform shareholders Information Internal controls Investor relations Oversight Protect information assets“Theranos Settle Investor Suit As Firm Runs Low on Funds,” The Wall Street Journal , July 23, 2018 B3. Investors alleged Theranos had defrauded them by making false statements about the company’s technology.

What’s information worth?

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Security Information Value Governance Definition Protect assets Controls Internal controls Board Protect information assets Duty Corporation“Cryptocurrency Exchange to Pay Back Customers,” The Wall Street Journal , January 29, 2018 B4. Company to pay customers back $426 million after hack of cryptocurrency. What is cryptocurrency except information that people agree has a certain value? If that information is hacked, isn’t it the same as a theft of a client account?

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Phone companies can’t conspire, can they?

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Information Ownership Definition Interconnections Controls Internal controls Access“Probe Focuses on Cellphone IDs,” The Wall Street Journal , April 21, 2018 B1. DOJ investigates. Are phone companies (and a standard-setting company) conspiring to make it harder for you to keep your phone number if you change carriers? Or are they trying to make phones smaller? Is your phone number information? If so, to whom does it belong?

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Car 54, Where Are You?

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Privacy Information Ownership Definition Controls Third parties Internal controls Access Duty CorporationIs where you are “information”? If so, who owns it? Can one piece of information be owned by more than one person, at the same time? Is this something unique about “information” generally? “Phone Giants Cut Off Two Location Services,” The Wall Street Journal , June 20, 2018, A1.

How the Emerging IoT will prompt Asset Management Issues

InfoGoTo

The IoT has many different definitions, but Gartner defines it as a network of physical objects that contain embedded technology to communicate and sense or interact with their internal states or the external environment.

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Extra credit reading

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Collect Definition Information Operations Use ValueInteresting Journal Report on health care technology. Several articles on new uses of information, or uses of new information, in order to do everything from brain surgery to looking after aging parents. Headlines: “Augmented Reality Gives Brain Surgeons a Better View,” The Wall Street Journal , May 29, 2018 R1. “AI Tools Help the Blind Tackle Everyday Tasks,” The Wall Street Journal , May 29, 2018 R4.

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Who’s who?

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Information Ownership Value Definition Controls Analytics Access Accuracy“Scientists Build a Family Tree of Millions,” The Wall Street Journal , March 2, 2018 A3. Scientists use information posted by people searching for relatives to build “a database of 13 million people related across 11 generations, based on 86 million public profiles.” ” Who owns your family tree? How will this information be used, and by whom? What’s it worth?

More on family information

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Compliance Definition Governance Information Oversight Value“Family Ties Are Probed At the Border,” The Wall Street Journal , March 3, 2018 A3. People claiming to be family are probed on information on accompanying children. Of course your son’s birthday is information. If you don’t know that, are you more or less likely to be his father/mother? If you’re the government agent, how do you determine if the relationship is legitimate?

Bypass on the Information Highway

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Data quality Information Governance Communications Policy Definition Access Duty AccuracyThe President isn’t the only one who seeks to reach the audience direct. “Musk Hits At Media For Tesla Coverage,” The Wall Street Journal , May 24, 2018 B4. Elon plans a site where the public can rate the credibility of news sources. If “the media” continues to get targeted for fake news, where will people go for their news? Facebook?