This paper examines the web site privacy policies of 200 web sites, 100 of the most popular as well as 100 random web sites. It examines the extent at which these privacy policies comprehensively define a company's data collection and dissemination policies. Such policies are important in creating trust between a company and its customers.

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Proceeding of the Society for Advancement of Management International Business Conference -- Privacy Policies: Are They Meeting Users’ Needs?, with Robyn Smith and Katherine Edmonds, 12-20, April, 2002 Note: imported from RIT’s Digital Media Library running on DSpace to RIT Scholar Works in February 2014.

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Conference Paper

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Accounting (SCB)


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