Data privacy is the set of principles, policies, and laws that regulate how organizations collect, store and manage user information. Data privacy regulations are in place to protect individuals from organizations collecting, storing, and using their personal data without consent.
Data privacy laws were created to protect individuals from organizations collecting, storing, and using their personal data without consent. These laws are very different from country to country and vary greatly depending on where you live. In some countries, there are no laws surrounding data privacy at all!
There are two main types of data privacy laws: generic and specific. Generic data protection laws cover all businesses within a country regardless of sector or industry. Specific data protection laws apply to certain industries such as finance, healthcare, or education