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Fair Information Practice Principles

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s): Definition(s):

  Principles that are widely accepted in the United States and internationally as a general framework for privacy and that are reflected in various federal and international laws and policies. In a number of organizations, the principles serve as the basis for analyzing privacy risks and determining appropriate mitigation strategies.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 4

  a set of principles that have been developed world-wide since the 1970s that provide guidance to organizations in the handling of personal data
Source(s):
NISTIR 8053