Fact Sheets

1. Privacy Survival Guide: Take Control of Your Personal Information
2. Wireless Communications: Voice and Data Privacy
2a. Hang Up on Harassment: Dealing with Cellular Phone Abuse
2b. Privacy in the Age of the Smartphone
3. How to Put an End to Unwanted or Harassing Phone Calls
4. Junk Mail: How Did They All Get My Address?
4a. "Shine the Light" on Marketers: Find Out How They Know Your Name
5. Telemarketing: How to Have a Quiet Evening at Home
5a. Junk Faxes: No Relief in Sight
6. Credit Reporting Basics: How Private Is My Credit Report?
6a. Facts on FACTA, the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act
6b. "Other" Consumer Reports: What You Should Know about "Specialty" Reports
6c. Your Credit Score: How It All Adds Up
7. Workplace Privacy and Employee Monitoring
8. Introduction to Health and Medical Information Privacy
8a. Health Privacy: HIPAA Basics
8b. The HIPAA Privacy Rule: How May Covered Entities Use and Disclose Health Information
8c. The HIPAA Privacy Rule: Patients' Rights
8d. Protecting Health Information: the HIPAA Security and Breach Notification Rules
8e. Health Privacy outside the Healthcare Environment: Health Records on the Job, Available to the Government, and in Credit Reports
9. Wiretapping and Eavesdropping on Telephone Calls
10. My Social Security Number - How Secure Is It?
11. From Cradle to Grave: Government Records and Your Privacy
12. Checklist of Responsible Information-Handling Practices
12a. Personal Data Retention and Destruction Plan
14. Are You Being Stalked?
14a. Security Recommendations For Stalking Victims
15. Privacy When Shopping
16. Employment Background Checks: A Jobseeker's Guide
16a. Employment Background Checks in California: A Focus on Accuracy
16b. Small Business Owner Background Check Guide
16d. Volunteer Background Checks: Giving Back Without Giving Up on Privacy
17. How to Reduce Your Risk of Identity Theft
17a. Identity Theft: What to Do if It Happens to You
17b. How to Deal with a Security Breach
17g. Criminal Identity Theft: What to Do if It Happens to You
18. Online Privacy: Using the Internet Safely
19. Caller ID and My Privacy
20. Anti-Spam Resources
21. Children’s Online Privacy: A Resource Guide for Parents
21a. Children's Safety on the Internet
22. Electricity and Your Privacy: Deregulation in California
23. Online Shopping Tips: E-Commerce and You
24. Protecting Financial Privacy: The Burden Is on You
24a. Financial Privacy: How to Read Your "Opt-Out" Notices
24e. Is Your Financial Information Safe?
25. Privacy Tips for Online Job Seekers
25a. Avoiding Online Job Scams
26. CLUE and You: How Insurers Size You Up
27. Debt Collection Practices: When Hardball Tactics Go Too Far
28. Online Privacy for Nonprofits
29. Privacy in Education: Guide for Parents and Adult-Age Students
30. Check 21: Paperless Banking
31. Customer Identification Programs for Financial Transactions
32. Paper or Plastic: What Have You Got to Lose?
33. Identity Theft Monitoring Services
34. Protecting Your Telephone Records: Does Your Carrier’s Privacy Policy Ring True?
35. Social Networking Privacy: How to be Safe, Secure and Social
36. Securing Your Computer to Maintain Your Privacy
37. The Perils and Pitfalls of Online Dating: How to Protect Yourself
38. A Renter’s Guide to Privacy: What to Know Before You Sign the Lease, While You Rent, and When You Move Out
39. Mobile Health and Fitness Apps: What Are the Privacy Risks?
40. Bring Your Own Device . . . at Your Own Risk
41. Data Brokers and Your Privacy