Privacy By Design as a Framework for Citizen Services

The ever-expanding world of technology has increased the ability for businesses and government agencies to sell products and deliver services online. That rise in the use of online delivery has meant a rise in privacy concerns.

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Consent Management for IoT Privacy

Lawmakers, regulators, and manufacturers need to address IoT privacy risks on smart devices, according to a report issued by University of California’s Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity and the IoT Privacy Forum. The report details how the growth in Internet of Things (IoT) devices, such as fitness trackers, personal home assistants, and digital appliances, is leading to an unprecedented amount of data sharing brings with it privacy risks.

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CitizenOne Privacy and Consent Management

The Privacy and Consent Management module of CitizenOne connects the citizen to any set of digital services and presents policy to the citizen that they must agree to access the service. CitizenOne was developed with user privacy at the forefront of the design ensuring the citizen is always in control of their confidential information.

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Consent Management and CitizenOne

Worldwide there is a growing trend towards protecting the data and privacy of users when interacting with organizations through digital channels. The GDPR, for example, is European Union regulation that will safeguard the data and privacy of its citizens. Some of the most challenging requirements of the trend towards these new forms of regulation centre around the need to collect consent from end users before obtaining and making use of their personal data.

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Complicated Privacy Statements and Terms of Service – A consent template to rule them all

For the nocturnal individual struggling to find methods to fall asleep, you may consider reading the terms and conditions of sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to name a few. These are long reads, often longer than a commitment to a cell phone plan. Maybe they were not meant to be complicated, perhaps they were a task for a team of lawyers to draft and end-user consumption was never considered. Or – perhaps this design is intentional, to hide and complicate the details, otherwise aware of the fact we would decline with extreme prejudice. For now, bring on the free cat pictures.

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Personalization and Privacy Don’t Need to be Mutually Exclusive

As connected devices and digital experiences grow more intertwined with users’ everyday lives through social networks and the Internet of Things, consumers are demanding increasingly personalized interactions. So much so that the teams who fail to deliver on these demands are suffering the consequences.

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