HP respects the privacy of its customers and is committed to protecting
it. As a leader in the world of e-commerce and information technology
services, HP also leads the way in the worldwide marketplace in
advancing the rights of consumers to have their personal information
safeguarded. Through its Privacy Office, HP assures that its global
policies and procedures match the highest standards of privacy excellence.
Additionally, HP champions consumer privacy rights at conferences
and forums in countries around the world.
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Essentially, HP secures customer information, provides customers
access to their information, and does not sell, rent or lease customers'
personally identifiable information. The details of HP privacy practices are described in our Online Privacy Statement at the bottom of every HP web page.
Fair Information Practices as well as the Safe Harbor principles
established by the European Union and the United States. These principles
are notice, choice, access and accuracy, onward transfer, security
is a founding sponsor of the Better Business Bureau's BBBOnLine
Privacy Seal Program, the "gold standard" for privacy
certification. HP privacy practices meet the requirements of the
Privacy Seal Program, and HP is proud to display the BBBOnLine Privacy
HP is a licensee of the TRUSTe Web Privacy Seal Program. TRUSTe is a worldwide, independent, non-profit
organization whose mission is to build a user’s trust and confidence in the Internet by promoting the use of
fair information practices. Because HP wants to demonstrate its commitment to your privacy, it has agreed to
disclose its information practices and have its privacy practices reviewed for compliance by TRUSTe.
Additionally, HP is the first Fortune 50 company to join Safe
Harbor, the international data protection agreement enabling
the safe and legal transfer of personal data across country borders.
This self-certification program is implemented and overseen in the
United States by the U.S. Department of Commerce.
HP continues to advocate for consumer privacy rights. We support
responsible legislation, promote consumer privacy education, and
advocate consumer-empowering technologies.