Legal Resources

In Short: Advertising & Privacy Disclosures in a Digital World

May 30, 2012

Following up on the FTC's 2000 "Dot Com Disclosures" publication, a national workshop to consider the need for new guidance concerning effecting advertising and privacy disclosures in online and mobile environments

Exploring Privacy: A Roundtable Series

March 17, 2010

A series of roundtables exploring the privacy challenges posed by technologies and business practices that collect and use consumer data. Discussion included how best to protect consumer privacy while supporting beneficial uses of the information and technological innovation.

Best Practices for Business: Protecting Personal Information and Fighting Fraud with the Red Flags Rule

April 29, 2009

Series of workshops that focused on how businesses can better secure personal information, implement best practices for developing an appropriate data security program, and respond to data breaches and other privacy and security threats.

Gramm-Leach-Bliley Annual Report - 2004

July 2, 2004

Report to Congress on the Comission's enforcement actions against companies that engage in pretexting – the practice of obtaining financial information from consumers under false pretenses.

Costs and Benefits Related To the Collection and Use of Consumer Information

June 18, 2003

Workshop examining the costs and benefits to consumers and businesses of the collection and use of consumer information.

Gramm-Leach-Bliley Annual Report - 2003

April 2, 2003

Report to Congress on the Comission's enforcement actions against companies that engage in pretexting – the practice of obtaining financial information from consumers under false pretenses.

Consumer Information Security Workshop

May 20, 2002

Workshop exploring issues related to the security of personal information stored on consumers' computers or by businesses.

Gramm-Leach-Bliley Annual Report - 2002

May 3, 2002

Report to Congress on the Comission's enforcement actions against companies that engage in pretexting – the practice of obtaining financial information from consumers under false pretenses.

Get Noticed: Effective Financial Privacy Notices - An Interagency Public Workshop

December 4, 2001

Workshop about Gramm Leach Bliley Act privacy notices. Focused on identifying successful notices, strategies for communicating complex information, industry self-regulatory efforts and consumer and business education.

The Information Marketplace: Merging and Exchanging Consumer Data

March 13, 2001

Workshop exploring how businesses merge and exchange detailed consumer information and how such information is used commercially. Discussion focused on how detailed consumer profiles are created and used by entities other than third-party Internet advertising networks.

Gramm-Leach-Bliley Annual Report - 2000

January 12, 2001

Report to Congress on the Comission's enforcement actions against companies that engage in pretexting – the practice of obtaining financial information from consumers under false pretenses.