Data Privacy Week 2024
Take Control of Your Data
The Federal Privacy Council is proud to be a champion for Data Privacy Week 2024, a global effort to raise awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data, and enabling trust. The National Cybersecurity Alliance has announced that this year’s Data Privacy Week theme is Take Control of Your Data. On this page you will find resources and events for Federal employees and members of the public.
About Data Privacy Week
Data Privacy Week commemorates the January 28, 1981 signing of Convention 108, the first legally binding international treaty dealing with privacy and data protection. Since 2009, resolutions passed by Congress have supported the designation of January 28th as National Data Privacy Day in the United States. Since 2022, the Data Privacy Day campaign has been expanded to Data Privacy Week.Learn More
Take Action to Take Control of Your Data
Learn About Privacy: FPC's Educational Videos
Executive Branch agencies necessarily collect, maintain, use, disclose, and dispose of large amounts of personally identifiable information (PII) to carry out missions mandated by Federal statute. By watching these short videos, you can learn more about how the Executive Branch of the Federal Government protects your privacy.
5 minutes 52 seconds
Roles in Federal Privacy
Learn about the different roles in Federal privacy and how they work together to preserve the public's trust.
7 minutes 30 seconds
The Privacy Act of 1974
Learn about a cornerstone of Federal privacy law and the rights and protections it provides to individuals.
6 minutes 51 seconds
Privacy Impact Assessments
Learn about one of the most valuable tools Federal privacy programs use to manage privacy risks.
FPC Tools and Resources
Conduct targeted searches of agency SORNs.Visit
Fair Information Practice Principles (FIPPs)
Learn about the FIPPs, which are the foundation of federal privacy laws and policies for Federal agencies.Read More
Toolkit for Recruiting, Hiring, and Retaining Privacy Professionals in the Federal Government
A toolkit for human resources personnel and hiring officials.Read More
Collaboration Index for Security and Privacy Controls
Understand the level of collaboration between federal information security and privacy programs that is appropriate at each stage of the Risk Management Framework.Read More
Managing Re-identification Risk Crosswalk Terminology Project
Read about this cross-council collaboration effort to identify and define 24 terms in this area that may be used differently across various data-focused domains.Read More