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Guidelines, frameworks, proposed laws, etc.
This section includes documents that are issued with the intention of providing guidance to an organization's
members on how to conduct their own privacy and data practices, or documents meant to serve as aspirational statements of law or
policy for lawmakers. It excludes documents describing a company's own privacy and data security practices. The "Drafting Advice"
box on this page lists resources to help in drafting a policy.
International & Regional Organizations
Private Industry & Associations
A Model Regime of Privacy Protection
Originally published as a law review article, Professors Daniel J. Solove and Chris Jay Hoofnagle drafted this model regime as guidance for legislative drafting.
If a business or organization desires to draft a privacy or data security policy, the commercial legal databases offer tools to aid in this process.
Practical Law from Westlaw
Follow the menu links: Intellectual Property & Technology > Privacy & Data Security. Filtering for "standard documents" or "standard clauses" will retrieve many documents relevant to creating privacy and data security policies.
Lexis Practice Advisor
Follow the menu link to Data Security & Privacy. Under "Tasks," there is a link to Privacy Policies, which gives detailed drafting advise.
Bloomberglaw's "portfolio series"
The "portfolio series" has a number of guides that analyze privacy and data security issues across a number of technologies and offer practical advice for drafting policies.