TITLE

THE PERSONAL DATA PRIVACY & SECURITY ACT--ARE YOU READY?

AUTHOR(S)
Warner, Rick
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Hospitality Upgrade;Fall2006, p186
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the new legislation passed by U.S. senators, Arlen Specter and Patrick Leahy, to protect the privacy of the consumers of their personal information. In late 2005, the "Personal Data Privacy and Security Act" was introduced. Once the law will be implemented, it will have a profound impact on the way that customer data will be handled going forward, especially in the hospitality industry.
ACCESSION #
23039258

 

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