Titles can be misleading. There are many lists and articles online pointing out how audiences can be misled by movie titles, book titles, headlines and even short titles for legislation. Which brings me to privacy policies. According to a recent Pew Research Center survey, 52% of polled internet users responded incorrectly to the following:
The correct response to this statement is “False”.
- The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) requires certain health care and related organizations to include specific privacy notices for online services.
- The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act governs certain financial institutions regarding their information-sharing practices.
- The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) imposes certain requirements upon websites that knowingly collect information about or target children under the age of 13.