Privacy by Design is an approach to systems engineering, which takes privacy into account throughout the whole engineering process. The concept is an example of a value-sensitive design.
The concept is an example of value sensitive design, i.e., to take human values into account in a well-defined matter throughout the whole process and may have been derived from this. The concept originates in a joint report on “Privacy-enhancing technologies” by a joint team of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario, Canada, the Dutch Data Protection Authority and the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research in 1995.
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