"There should be a general policy of openness about developments, practices and policies with respect to personal data. Means should be readily available of establishing the existence and nature of personal data, and the main purposes of their use, as well as the identity and usual residence of the data controller."
DocumentOECD: Recommendation of the Council Concerning Guidelines Governing the Protection of Privacy and Transborder Flows of Personal Data , para. 12
- Everyone who offers proof of identity has the right to know whether information concerning him/her is being processed, and to obtain it in an intelligible form.
- Personal data controllers should provide clear and easily accessible information about their data collection and processing policies and practices.