As organizations become increasingly dependent on information technology in order remain viable they also raise their level of responsibility regarding the handling of customer information because of its adoption. Each industry requires customers to divulge information, the information that is shared between the customer and the organization varies. Each company manages the information that they collect uniquely and typically publish privacy policies that are accessible to customers so they may be aware of and understand how their information is shared and used. This paper will discuss the privacy polices of two organizations that operate in separate industries, these ...view middle of the document...
2.2 UnitedHealth Group/UnitedHealthcare
3. Privacy Policies
3.1 Bank of America
Purpose for sharing Shared Can be limited?
Court orders and Legal matters.
Reporting to credit bureaus Yes No
Marketing with third parties service providers Yes No
Joint marketing efforts with other financial service providers Yes No
With affiliates for the in order to conduct day-to-day operations Yes No
With affiliates in order to determine customer credit-worthiness Yes Yes
With non-affiliates so they may market to customer (limited to credit card accounts) Yes Yes
With non-affiliates so they may market to customer services endorsed by another organization. Yes Yes...