Does your privacy policy mean anything?

Tuesday, 11 January 2005, 12:18 PM EST

These days, your company's privacy policy is a handy tool. It can placate worried consumers. A privacy policy assures them their personal data won't ever be used, shared, or abused. This also makes it a handy marketing tool.

But is the policy true? No, because your data aren't safe.

Sure, your corporate policy says you won't abuse the data. Fact is, it's easy for abuse to occur. You're at the mercy of your IT staff. They can prevent it from happening -- or make it happen.

By Brian Teasley at ClickZ.

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