Privacy impact assessments are used to identify and reduce risks associated with processing data related to a person. In this piece for Privacy Perspectives, Compliance Officer Amanda Ruff, CIPP/US, explains why the identification of institutional discrimination should be part of the PIA process. "While we are in the golden age of data, we must take care of how we utilize the data entrusted to us," Ruff writes. "Though not all institutionalized discrimination is likely to be caught through a PIA, it is a significant start to solve a longstanding problem."
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