- Federal Law to Protect Consumers' Personal Financial Information: Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999
- Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
- Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
The Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. § 552a
The Act regulates the collection, maintenance, use and dissemination of personal information by federal executive branch agencies.
- California Civil Code Section 1798.29
California Law about Notification in Instances of Security Breaches-effective July 1, 2003
- California Civil Code Section 1798.85
California Law Restricting Display of Social Security Numbers
- California State Constitution
Article 1 Declaration of Rights, Section 1: “All people are by nature free and independent and have inalienable rights. Among these are enjoying and defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining safety, happiness and privacy.”
- California Information Practices Act of 1977 (Civil Code §§1798-1798.28)
Statute defines the limits established to protect the privacy of individuals in the maintenance and dissemination of personal information.
- Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Guidelines on the Protection of Privacy and Transborder Flows of Personal Data
These guidelines represent international consensus on the core principles guiding the collection and management of personal information by governments, business and consumer representatives in their efforts to protect privacy and personal data.