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Adobe PDF format 14-8-13 Global Privacy Enforcement Network Internet Privacy Sweep

The theme of the sweep was Privacy Practice Transparency. The Privacy Sweep entailed a trawling by participating authorities of a set number of websites/mobile apps in a coordinated effort to assess the privacy practices of organisations as outlined in the privacy policies on their websites or within their mobile applications.

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