Protect your privacy online

Educating Washington citizens on privacy in the digital age

Tools for Government

Checklists and issue spotting for privacy officers

Privacy Checklists App

Best practices and processes - simplified


Conference Evaluation

Thank you for joining us at the Privacy Summit!

We would be much obliged if you would help us design our next conference by completing the form below.


We will not publish your individaul responses and your submission is anonymous unless you want to tell us your name. However, we are an agency of state government, and anything you tell us may well be subject to disclosure under the Public Records Act.

Van pool inquiry

We are organizing a van pool for our upcoming event in Seattle.  If you'd like to join us, please let us know with the form below and we'll confirm by email if there is room.


Privacy Tools Feedback

Thanks for helping us improve our software!  We appreciate your interest and value your time.

Please take a couple of minutes to answer the questions below.  You're welcome to repeat any time you have other thoughts or suggestions.


Privacy at Slack

Slack, the work/chat tool beloved by small and distributed technology teams, has updated its privacy policy to comply with European privacy law

Privacy policy  covers what they collect and share about you

User Terms   covers what you should know about them, like what kinds of uses are acceptable on the site

28 Feb

Net Neutrality states

An evolving list of states, cities and advocates on Net Neutrality


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Feedback Form

Thanks for sharing your thoughts about our work - we appreciate the time and attention, and we'll use what you tell us to improve our materials.


10 Nov

Broadband testimony

There has been a resurgence of interest in statewide broadband policy in recent weeks, and we've presented some early views of the materials we are assembling for the "Advanced Telecommunications" report we are due to give the l

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Privacy at LinkedIn

LinkedIn has a large amount of information about its users professional lives, and has a recent, readable privacy policy:

Privacy Policy -- what they know about you and what they do with that info

Summary of changes -- recent changes in layman's terms

User Agreement -- what you need to know about them, what they allow, etc.

Privacy at Yahoo

Yahoo, one of the giants of the early internet, has a prominent privacy policy
They have been bought out by Verizon, and acquisitions sometimes change privacy policies.


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