Understanding Data Privacy and Security


For guidance on maintaining the security of data and electronic devices, visit the ITS Secure Computing website and read this guidance on electronic devices and international travel.

For information about risks related to the transfer of data to international persons located within the U.S. (called a “deemed export”), click here.

For training materials related to HIPAA policies and procedures, go to Yale Training:  HIPAA.

For guidance on the EU Data Protection Directive, review this fact sheet on collecting data in the EU and visit the EU websites on the EU Protection of Personal Data and EU-approved model contracts for transferring data outside the EU.

The OECD website provides guidance on data privacy and security laws, regulations and guidelines in OECD member nations.

The APEC website on APEC Privacy Framework and data privacy and security laws in APEC member nations.