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Contributing to a better world on World Tourism Day

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Tourism is booming, bringing with it substantial opportunities to contribute to sustainable development. World Tourism Day is the day to draw attention to how tourism can improve our world. ISO standards play a key role.

ISO data privacy standard will ensure consumer privacy

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A newly formed ISO project committee is developing a data privacy standard. This standard will provide the first set of preventative international guidelines for ensuring consumer privacy is embedded into the design of a product or service.

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