Natasha Shabani, Guest Contributor
“Personally identifiable information” generally means any information collected online about an individual, such as his/her name, address, e-mail, telephone number, social security number, or any other information that permits the physical or online contacting of a particular individual.
• What personal information is collected?
• How is the collected data used? Is it disclosed to third parties? If so to whom?
• Are cookies used? What kind?
• How can consumers opt out from receiving emails and from disclosure of their information to third parties?
• Is personal information collected from children under the age of 13? If so, is it in compliance with the federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act?
• How are the server and online operations kept secure?
• How can a consumer review and make changes to his/her personally identifiable information?
About the Author
Natasha Shabani is a council member for Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP. Her practices focus primarily on transactional intellectual property law, including copyright, trademark, and domain name/website issues, as well as sweepstakes and promotions law.
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