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PRIVACY: What does it mean??. Molly, Julia, Erin and Andrew C@CM Project. What is PRIVACY?. pri·va·cy n.1. a.The quality or condition of being secluded from the presence or view of others. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


PRIVACY: What does it mean??

PRIVACY:What does it mean??Molly, Julia, Erin and AndrewC@CM ProjectWhat is PRIVACY?privacy n.1.a.The quality or condition of being secluded from the presence or view of others.b. The state of being free from unsanctioned intrusion: a person's right to privacy.2. The state of being concealed; secrecy.Types of PrivacyPhysicalInformationalInformational PrivacyData privacy refers to the evolving relationship between technology and the legal right to, or public expectation of privacy in the collection and sharing of data about one's self.The main focus of this presentation!BackgroundThe issue of privacy exists wherever someone can access information about you online (e.g. bank account websites, email, and websites like facebook and myspace). The issues:what someone reveals about himself on the internetwho can see the informationthird parties doing accessing this information that can potentially reveal personal data

EvolutionThe creation of search engines and the use of data mining allowed for information to be collected off the internet very easily. Privacy is not highly regulated yet in the United States, and although there are some slight regulations, most of the responsibility is on YOU!Negative AspectsSpammingvirusesIdentity theftEx. Credit card numbers

Positive AspectsSocial NetworkingFacebook, Myspace, etc.

Dont Worry!There are ways to stay safe, and keep youre private information PRIVATE!PasswordsPasswords: No dictionary wordsBoth characters and numbersNo personally identifiable information

Credit Card InformationMake sure to only give personal information to secure websites!MilestonesThe Supreme Court decision of Griswold v. Connecticut:interpreted that the Constitution allows the right of privacy to individuals, however most other states recognize this right. One of the exceptions became California when in 2003 the Online Privacy Protection Act required websites that collected personal information about people to post and abide to a privacy policy on their website.

Privacy at CMUUnder the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), you have the right to:inspect and review your education records;request an amendment to your education records if you believe they are inaccurate or misleading;request a hearing if your request for an amendment is not resolved to your satisfaction;consent to disclosure of personally identifiable information from your education records, except to the extent that FERPA authorizes disclosure without your consent;file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education Family Policy Compliance Office if you believe your rights under FERPA have been violated.

so?You have the right to keep our personal data private. However, the school has the right to release some information of yours without notifying you. exceptions:There are a few exceptions to these rules so:It is your task to keep your information safe, so if you want your information to be private!ANDyou can always file a complaint .Bibliography!