Essays Tagged: "Personally identifiable information"

Nothin New

communications environment and database accessibility in the future for all who want to access the 'information highway'. The FCC needs to continue to be the authority for what businesses, hardware/so ... ts. System software developers, the programmers who design the formats and graphicallayouts for the information highway, want everyone to be able to access everything they design for big business adve ...

(3 pages) 82 1 2.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computers and Privacy

d that the facts are correct. Privacy is about massive databases, identity theft, and the access to information.The use of IT systems for many data handling tasks has led to a rapid increase in the qu ... ther groups and individuals.With increasing use of electronic storage of records, and collection of information by varying means. Your Internet activity may reveal more about you than you realise, see ...

(6 pages) 527 4 3.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics


ns about their latest products, keeping you up to date with what is available to you.If someone who personally does not want this type of junk e-mail, there are free downloads that block the informati ...

(4 pages) 576 4 4.9 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Outline of the Data protection act and it's implications within IT.

cts of Computing - Data ProtectionComputerisation has revolutionised the handling and processing of information to such an extent that the data itself has now become a commodity which processes commer ... rchase over a number of years books and CDs from a number of shops. The shops get together exchange information and build a picture of my interests. They use this to send me marketing information. Is ...

(10 pages) 128 0 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Databases in my Wallet

If you open your wallet, almost everything you see is a source of information for companies or government agencies. This information is stored in databases. D ... o analyze vast amounts of data. These companies and organizations will share this data and use that information for many purposes including direct marketing, inventory control, and purchasing patterns ... edit cards, supermarket loyalty cards, library cards, and driver's licenses are all sources of this information. Credit card companies obtain a huge amount of data from the use of their cards. ...

(2 pages) 100 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

From Biography to Archives

Due to the escalating sophistication of technology during the information age, privacy has become a romantic myth, an urban legend newscasters and armchair politi ... andering around town dragging a road-marking machine with a film crew right behind it."The specific information gathering methods I am concerned here with aren't the intentional information gathering ... information gathering of eavesdropping, spying or wiretapping, but the passive archives of personal information, and that concerns data privacy. Data privacy is basically more sensitive personal infor ...

(4 pages) 46 0 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Human Resource Management "Working with people and in teams."

ch method and I will also be evaluating its strengths and weaknesses.BiodataBiodata is the personal information about ones self. Biodata can be information such as the age of the applicant, the gender ... s is so that they can determine what sort of upbringing an applicant may have had.Biodata is useful information as it can allow the interviewer to look at applicants' personal background and qualifica ...

(5 pages) 151 0 4.4 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

"Internet Privacy" HLW OAC - ISU Final Paper

homes. According to Ipsos-Reid Group, they surveyed that 82% of Canadian Internet users have shared personally identifiable information at a web site ( Considering the great ...

(8 pages) 137 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Discuss the ethical and legal issues of Information Sercurity, Privacy and Accuracy with reference to your own Organisation.

the Data Protection Act (DPA) of 1988.There are essentially 8 basic principles, which stipulate how information described as personal should be managed. This essay will only observe those principles r ... or one working under an equivalent duty of confidence (i.e. occupational doctor).The disclosure of information to third parties is also a major principle in the Act under what is termed 'lawful proce ...

(8 pages) 187 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

BUSINESS LAW - Positive impact of Canada's Privacy Legislation on my future retail business.

of Canada's Privacy Legislation on my future retail business.Privacy deals with protecting personal information. Nowadays, a major business challenge consists of maintaining the privacy of any individ ... cy of any individual's personal information. As business procedures advance, more and more personal information is being collected and used. As a result, the privacy of personal information has become ...

(5 pages) 35 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Employee Handbook Privacy Section

e issues and employee privacy. This section addresses privacy issues related to personal background information, off-work activities, and the corporate policy on the use of electronic monitoring. Thes ... cts and property, workplace safety, and the monitoring of employee productivity.Personal Background InformationIt is the company's policy to conduct thorough background checks on all potential new emp ...

(6 pages) 421 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

This paper talks about Identity Fraud: The causes of Identity Fraud and how to deal with it.

not aware of, and/or does not approve of 2. Identify fraud is basically the theft of one's personal information. People who commit identity fraud may use other people's information to open credit card ... se cellular phones, or commit serious crimes.How does this happen? Some ways that people's personal information can be taken is by e-mails, instant messaging, ad links, and also spy ware. The way peop ...

(2 pages) 71 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Phishers No tech Slouches

refers to scams which try to trick consumers into disclosing highly confidential -- and valuable -- information such as credit card and bank account numbers, Social Security numbers, and other identit ...

(1 pages) 365 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

English-THE NET

," starring Sandra Bullock is an action thriller that takes an in-debt look into the world of information technology. The plot surrounds that of a woman whose whole life is taken aback when she ... robably find that there are hundreds, maybe even thousands of different areas that contain personal information about you, your family, and the things that mean most to you. All of this information ca ...

(4 pages) 314 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Legal Issues Paper

ivacy on the Internet, n.d).3B. Employees accessEmployees should be limited to access of customers' identifiable information unless the employee has a business reason for knowing this information. All ...

(10 pages) 201 1 3.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Computer User Privacy

the means and processes used to maintain the protection and confidentiality of any files, programs, information and anything else on the system, from any unwanted sources. Within this report, I will e ... orld, there are so many individuals and 'companies' which thrive on the access of everyday PC users information and data. For instance, if information about your web browsing history is obtained by sp ...

(4 pages) 47 0 4.5 Nov/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Discuss The Sharing Of Address Lists Between Diffe

Merghani Salih Discuss the Sharing of Address Lists Between Different Companies WHAT IS "INFORMATION SHARING?" "Information sharing" is a marketing practice in which businesses provide info ... ormation about consumers to one another for purposes of selling goods and services. A great deal of information sharing is relatively innocuous. A merchant may sell a list of customer names and teleph ... from public sources such as telephone books or city directories. The merchant may even provide some information about what you buy, particular brands of laundry detergent, for instance.Most people exp ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Identity theft

to anyone in this room. Your roommate, friend or a total stranger can gain access to your personal information. If you ever plan on taking out a student loan, purchasing a car or home, you should lis ... bank statements, applications for credit cards, or any other paperwork that may have your personal information on it.C. Steps to take if you become a victim a. Notify the three major credit-reporting ...

(2 pages) 53 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Internet Privacy. How secure are you really when you're browsing the internet?

egitimate looking hyperlink which actually takes them to a different website and asks them for some personally identifiable information. Sometimes it is not a good idea to give out sensitive informati ... phishing websites and common sense before giving out personal information. Be sure to know who the personally-identifiable information is being given to, and that they are trustworthy with that infor ...

(11 pages) 73 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Personal Information Handling Policy Statement for a Managing Research and Information Task

Task 2 - Personal Information Handling Policy Statement for Members of Staff OnlyPurpose & ObjectivesThis policy c ... monitoring and reviewing individuals and the eight data principles that governs all use of personal information which the Spa must comply unless an exemption applies.The policy helps to promote the bu ... h officially came in the legislation on the 1st March 2000. This act applies on processing personal information manually on paper records and storing personal data electronically on the system (Fda Ma ...

(7 pages) 1 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making