The Consumer Technology Association has drafted privacy guidelines to help grow consumers' trust in tech companies that handle personal health data, Healthcare IT News reports. The recommendations emphasize transparency and awareness with data use while allowing companies flexibility in the way they implement the guidelines. The guidelines are meant to supplement the various regulations for different companies. "CTA's Privacy Principles give health care companies the guidelines for protecting consumer data and maintaining consumer trust," CTA Health and Fitness Technology Division Vice Chairman Drew Schiller said. "This is vitally important not only as an individual company but as an industry."
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