Privacy Tech: Actions that libraries can take to improve the security of data exchanges between ILSs, discovery interfaces and networks.
Assuring patron privacy requires working with vendors to implement key privacy safeguards and using contracts to assure practices that protect user privacy.
When using library patrons’ data, the privacy of the patron must be protected. Tools like data de-identification will help achieve this.
New guidelines offer a perfect opportunity for libraries to revisit and update their existing privacy and confidentiality policies and practices
Libraries are looking for ways to improve privacy protections for their users, and in light of this change, we have designated Practical Privacy Practices as the theme for this year’s Choose Privacy Week, taking place May 1- 7, 2017. Blog posts planned for this week explore and promote technologies and practices that libraries can employ to enhance their patrons’ privacy protections.
This week Congress, voting along party lines, passed a resolution that repealed the groundbreaking privacy rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission last October under the Obama administration.
The new issue of the Journal of Intellectual Freedom and Privacy, Vol. 1, No. 2-3, is now live and available to subscribers online.
by Dorothea Salo (crossposted from chooseprivacyweek.org) If knowing about privacy-protecting practices is half the battle, teaching them to others is the other half. Many librarians in many contexts find themselves […]
To highlight the theme for Choose Privacy Week 2016 – students’ and minors’ privacy – the American Library Association’s Intellectual Freedom Committee approved a new document, “Library Privacy Guidelines for […]