COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS FOR SOCIAL
RESPONSIBILITY (CPSR)


CODE OF FAIR INFORMATION PRACTICES

To promote information privacy

Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (C.P.S.R.) and Privacy

International

Stop Data Misuse

Personal information obtained for one purpose should not be used for another purpose without informed consent.

Encourage Data Minimization

Collect only the information necessary for a particular purpose. Dispose of personally identifiable information where possible.

Promote Data Integrity

Ensure the accuracy, reliability, completeness, and timeliness of personal information.

Allow Data Inspection

Notify record subjects about record-keeping practices and data use. Allow individuals to inspect and correct personal information. Do not create secret record-keeping systems.

Establish Privacy Policies

Establish and enforce an information privacy policy. Make the policy publicly available.


Last updated 94/10/05
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