Friday, March 11, 2005

Short Privacy Statements

The Center for Information Policy Leadership has been working on "Short Notices." They have compared privacy statements on the web, found their similarities, and have put forward a standard format for providing this information to the public. The top layer provides summary information in the following standard categories: scope, information collected, use of the information, consumer choices, and company contact information. More specific information can be linked to from this, or other deeper, layers. You can see examples of this format: This may be a format we might want to consider for our library web sites. [from CNET.com]

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