Regional Internet Registry Privacy | AFPUB-2012-GEN-002-DRAFT-01
|Draft Policy Name:||Regional Internet Registry Privacy|
|Submission Date:||May 5 2012|
Privacy is the ability of an individual to be left alone, out of public view,and in control of information about oneself.
Privacy is the ability of an individual to be left alone, out of public view, and in control of information about oneself.
3. Data Minimization
The principle of data minimization has been adopted to limit the collection and/or transfer of Personal Identifiable Information (PII) to what is directly relevant and necessary for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes. Information about whether any data is adequate, relevant and not excessive in relation to the purposes for which it is collected and/or transferred shall be made available to any person who is part of the Policy Development Working Group for the AfriNIC service region. The Regional Internet Registry shall not collect under any circumstances Personal Identifiable Information from an applicant of Internet number resources which can be used to identify more than a quarter of the users to which an applicant has allocated IP address space. This is a maximum amount and not guidance about the amount of data considered as excessive.
3.1. Data Retention
The retention period for Personal Identifiable Information is three months. Personal Identifiable Information necessary for financial purposes; e.g. billing, can be retained for up to twelve months after the end of a Registration Service Agreement. Personal Identifiable Information published for Internet number resources allocations or assignments can be retained for the historical record if the data was publicly available for at least a month.
3.2. Transfer of Personal Identifiable Information
Personal Identifiable Information cannot be transferred to another country unless there is a publicly available assessment of:
a. The nature of the Personal Identifiable Information
b. The purpose and duration of the proposed processing of the Personal Identifiable Information
c. The country of origin and country of final destination
d. The rules of law in force in the country in question e. Any relevant rules and security measures which are complied with in that country
3.3 Personal Identifiable Information Transfer Register
A Personal Identifiable Information Transfer Register will be maintained with the following information:
a. Date of transfer of the Personal Identifiable Information
b. Nature of the Personal Identifiable Information
c. Purpose of the proposed processing of the Personal Identifiable Information
d. Country of origin and country of final destination The Personal Identifiable Information Transfer Register shall be published through a service accessible anonymously over the Internet. Personal Identifiable Information required for financial purposes is exempted from publication.
4. Personal Identifiable Information Leakage
In the event of Personal Identifiable Information leakage, a notification shall be sent to the Resource Policy Discussion mailing list within a day of the detection of the leakage together with an explanation about the nature and extent of the leakage.