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P3P

(Platform for Privacy Preferences) A protocol for sharing private information over the Internet from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). A website's privacy policy is defined by the Webmaster answering a standard set of multiple-choice questions, which result in tags embedded in the website's home page. Users also define their privacy requirements in their P3P-enabled browsers; for example, whether they allow their names disclosed to third parties. If the website policy and user preferences are not the same, the browser alerts the user.

Automatic Disclosure
P3P also assists with online sales. It lets users decide what data they are willing to divulge automatically to the site, such as shipping address and credit card number. If the site requests more data, the browser alerts the user, who can then decide whether to share it or not. For more information, visit www.w3.org/P3P.
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The P3P mindset places the focus on the most important assets of a rural CSP When the CSP knows what plant has been deployed, how that plant is performing and what potential value is left to be extracted from the plant, then it can quickly move on opportunities for new service connections from residents and businesses.
Each super-peer negotiates with both the target user and PRS to express its privacy policies for the data collection and usage process via P3P policies which are XML statements that answers questions concerning purpose of collection, the recipients of these profiles, and the retention policy.
Google sends a P3P policy that fails to inform the browser about Google's use of cookies and user information, and is in fact a text statement that it is not a P3P policy, Hachamovitch said.
Luego del tratamiento estadistico de datos, en la Tabla 2, se evidencian diferencias significativas en el Indice de vulnerabilidad promedio en las diferentes condiciones ambientales representadas en las unidades de vegetacion, segun la prueba de Kruskal-Wallis (p<0,0001) siendo significativamente menores los valores de Indices de vulnerabilidad de las especies que crecen en P3P, seguido de las especies localizadas en LLB.
[18] El estandar P3P (Platform for Privacy Preferences) es un vocabulario para describir politicas de privacidad; sin embargo, esta orientado a esquemas y no lenguajes, adicionalmente no permite describir mecanismos, solo proteccion de datos.
Some privacy interest groups, such as EPIC, also feel that P3P is insufficient, arguing that it is too complex and confusing and fails to address many privacy issues.
(84) For the history of P3P and a description of the protocol, see LORRIE FAITH CRA NOR, WEB PRIVACY WITH P3P (2002).
The United States is participating in the Platform for Privacy Protection (P3P), which is an industry standard developed by the World Wide Web Consortium that will enable visitors to express privacy preferences through their browsers.
This site discusses the Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P).
The Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P), which allows privacy policies to be read by standard Web browsers so that users can see whether a site's privacy practices match their personal preferences, has been in existence for more than a year.
The W3C Patent Policy Working Group was launched in October 1999, afar a patent claim against P3P derailed the development of that technology.
The most noteworthy is the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P) standard.