Posts Tagged ‘privacy policy’

Privacy Policies Can Limit an Employer’s Liability For Employee Bad Behavior

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

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Author: Cory A. Kuhlenschmidt (bio)

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In Robbins v. Trustees of Indiana University and Clarion Health Partners, Inc., Courtney Robbins was a patient allegedly involved in a personal feud with a nurse, Tiffany DeBow, and brought an action against the nurse’s employer for invasion of privacy and intentional infliction of emotional distress.  Robbins argued the employer, Trustees of Indiana University, should be liable for the nurse’s unauthorized and illegal access to her medical records.  (more…)

Maintaining an Online Privacy Policy: Traps for the Unwary

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

As more and more manufacturers and distributors do business over the Internet, a company’s online privacy policy must be treated with care in order to avoid potential traps for the well-meaning company that created the privacy policy in the first place.  Simply having a privacy policy and slapping it on your website isn’t enough.  (more…)