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Sword or shield? The role of a Regulator. Mark Hummerston Assistant Privacy Commissioner
ХРАНИТЪ ВЕЧНО “The shield to defend the revolution, the sword to smite its foes.”
Комитет Государственной Безопасности The KGB – the Committee for State Security – knew what is was about. The sword and the shield - defending the revolution and smiting foes. Is that what we expect of our Regulators?
Good corporate governance: Respecting and protecting privacy is a key element of good corporate governance. Being honest about mistakes or failures demonstrates integrity, as does genuine commitment to correcting those failures. Ethical agencies will treat privacy as important. “This is the way we do business” – organisational commitment, not rhetoric.