ISO new work item proposal: Privacy by design for consumer goods and services

Standards New Zealand is seeking feedback from relevant stakeholders on the International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO) proposal for the development of a new standard, 'Consumer protection: Privacy by design for consumer goods and services'. All responses submitted to Standards New Zealand will serve to generate a New Zealand position on the proposal. Voting on the proposal closes on 7 December 2017, please provide your feedback to by 1 December 2017. 

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Specification of the design process to provide consumer goods and services that meet consumers’ domestic processing privacy needs as well as the personal privacy requirements of data protection.

In order to protect consumer privacy the functional scope includes security in order to prevent unauthorised access to data as fundamental to consumer privacy, and consumer privacy control with respect to access to a person’s data and their authorised use for specific purposes.

The process is to be based on the ISO 9001 continuous quality improvement process and ISO 10377 product safety by design guidance, as well as incorporating privacy design JTC1 security and privacy good practices, in a manner suitable for consumer goods and services.

Published in international.