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Re: Help with the definition of the <ACCESS> element and it's use of

From: Lorrie Cranor <lorrie@research.att.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2003 18:05:48 -0400
Cc: "'www-p3p-public-comments@w3.org'" <www-p3p-public-comments@w3.org>
To: "Catton, Jeff" <jeffery.catton@citigroup.com>
Message-Id: <95FE15EE-6BA0-11D7-AF19-000393DC889A@research.att.com>

As long as you explain the access method in your human-readable policy 
it is not essential that the access method be an online method.

Lorrie


On Thursday, April 10, 2003, at 05:33  PM, Catton, Jeff wrote:

> Oh the murky water…
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> According to the definition of <ACCESS> 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/P3P/#ACCESS;
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>          TheACCESSelement indicates whether the site provides access 
> to various kinds of information.
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> Does the above definition of “site” mean the web site or the site 
> owner?
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> Here is why I am asking, we do not have login functionality on the web 
> site, and we do provide our users access to their information from a 
> local branch office or over the phone.
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> Since do provide various methods (as stated in out Human Readable 
> Policy and/or web site), is it valid to say that we provide the user 
> access to their information entered on our site?
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> <all/>
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> All Identified Data: access is given to all identified data.
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> <contact-and-other/>
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> Identified Contact Information and Other Identified Data: access is 
> given to identified online and physical contact information as well as 
> to certain other identified data.
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> <ident-contact/>
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> Identifiable Contact Information: access is given to identified online 
> and physical contact information (e.g., users can access things such 
> as a postal address).
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> <other-ident/>
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> Other Identified Data: access is given to certain other identified 
> data (e.g., users can access things such as their online account 
> charges).
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> <none/>
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> None: no access to identified data is given.
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> Thank you in advance.
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> Best Regards,
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> Jeffery R. Catton
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> CitiFinancial
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