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Data Protection

A legal term referring to laws and regulations aimed at protecting the personal data of individuals and determining that data’s fair use.

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A Federal Trade Commission rule requiring vendors of personal health records to notify consumers following a breach involving unsecured information. And if a service provider to such a vendor is breached, they must notify the vendor. The rule also stipulates an exact timeline and method by which these public notifications must be made.

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Data Protection Principle

This is a principle set forth in Article 5 of the GDPR. The principles listed in Article 5 are: Lawfulness, fairness and transparency; Purpose limitation; Data minimization; Accuracy; Storage limitation; Integrity and confidentiality.

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