Saturday, October 18, 2014

Privacy Rights Fact Sheets

Privacy Fact Sheets

1. Privacy Survival Guide: Take Control of Your Personal Information
2. Wireless Communications: Voice and Data Privacy
2a. Hang Up on Harassment: Dealing with Cellular Phone Abuse
2b. Privacy in the Age of the Smartphone
3. How to Put an End to Unwanted or Harassing Phone Calls
4. Junk Mail: How Did They All Get My Address?
4a. "Shine the Light" on Marketers: Find Out How They Know Your Name
4b. Junk Mail FAQ
5. Telemarketing: How to Have a Quiet Evening at Home
5a. Junk Faxes: No Relief in Sight
5b. Frequently Asked Questions about Telemarketing
6. Credit Reporting Basics: How Private Is My Credit Report?
6a. Facts on FACTA, the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act
6b. "Other" Consumer Reports: What You Should Know about "Specialty" Reports
6c. Your Credit Score: How It All Adds Up
7. Workplace Privacy and Employee Monitoring
8. Introduction to Health and Medical Information Privacy
8a. Health Privacy: HIPAA Basics
8b. The HIPAA Privacy Rule: How May Covered Entities Use and Disclose Health Information
8c. The HIPAA Privacy Rule: Patients' Rights
8d. Protecting Health Information: the HIPAA Security and Breach Notification Rules
8e. Health Privacy outside the Healthcare Environment: Health Records on the Job, Available to the Government, and in Credit Reports
9. Wiretapping and Eavesdropping on Telephone Calls
10. My Social Security Number - How Secure Is It?
10a. Social Security Numbers FAQ
11. From Cradle to Grave: Government Records and Your Privacy
12. Checklist of Responsible Information-Handling Practices
12a. Personal Data Retention and Destruction Plan
14. Are You Being Stalked?
14a. Security Recommendations For Stalking Victims
15. What Personal Information Should You Give to Merchants?
16. Employment Background Checks: A Jobseeker's Guide
16a. Employment Background Checks in California: A Focus on Accuracy
16b. Small Business Owner Background Check Guide
16c. FAQ on Employment Background Checks
16d. Volunteer Background Checks: Giving Back Without Giving Up on Privacy
17. Coping with Identity Theft: Reducing the Risk of Fraud
17a. Identity Theft: What to Do if It Happens to You
17b. How to Deal with a Security Breach
17d. Frequently Asked Questions about Identity Theft
17g. Criminal Identity Theft: What to Do if It Happens to You
18. Online Privacy: Using the Internet Safely
18a. Online Privacy FAQ
19. Caller ID and My Privacy
20. Anti-Spam Resources
21. Children’s Online Privacy: A Resource Guide for Parents
21a. Children's Safety on the Internet
22. Electricity and Your Privacy: Deregulation in California
23. Online Shopping Tips: E-Commerce and You
24. Protecting Financial Privacy: The Burden Is on You
24a. Financial Privacy: How to Read Your "Opt-Out" Notices
24d. Financial Privacy FAQ
24e. Is Your Financial Information Safe?
25. Privacy Tips for Online Job Seekers
25a. Avoiding Online Job Scams
26. CLUE and You: How Insurers Size You Up
27. Debt Collection Practices: When Hardball Tactics Go Too Far
27a. Frequently Asked Questions about Debt Collection
28. Online Privacy for Nonprofits
29. Privacy in Education: Guide for Parents and Adult-Age Students
30. Check 21: Paperless Banking
31. Customer Identification Programs for Financial Transactions
32. Paper or Plastic: What Have You Got to Lose?
33. Identity Theft Monitoring Services
34. Protecting Your Telephone Records: Does Your Carrier’s Privacy Policy Ring True?
35. Social Networking Privacy: How to be Safe, Secure and Social
36. Securing Your Computer to Maintain Your Privacy
37. The Perils and Pitfalls of Online Dating: How to Protect Yourself
38. A Renter’s Guide to Privacy: What to Know Before You Sign the Lease, While You Rent, and When You Move Out
39. Mobile Health and Fitness Apps: What Are the Privacy Risks?
40. Bring Your Own Device . . . at Your Own Risk
41. Data Brokers and Your Privacy

California Medical Privacy Series

C1. Medical Privacy Basics for Californians
C2. How Is Your Medical Information Used and Disclosed -- With and Without Consent?
C3. Your Medical Information and Your Rights
C4. Your Prescriptions and Your Privacy
C5. Employment and Your Medical Privacy
C6. Health Information Exchange: Is Your Privacy Protected?
C7. Personal Health Records and Privacy
C8. Medical Information Covered by Laws Other than HIPAA
C9. Beyond the Doctor's Office: privacy laws may apply in situations you haven't considered.
C10. The "Gray Areas": Is Your Health Privacy Protected?