The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
(Samoa) Trust’s e-business efforts
Prepared by Richard Reddy
April 15, 2007
Table of Contents
Executive Summary 4
1. INTRODUCTION 5
2. B2C EFFORTS 6
2.1. ONLINE PRODUCTS 6
2.2. MEMBERSHIP & FINANCIAL INFORMATION COLLECTION 8
3. LEGAL AND ETHICAL OBLIGATIONS 10
3.1. WWW.LDSCATALOG.COM 10
3.2. MSR DEPARTMENT 12
4. CONCLUSION 14
APPENDIX A: 16
APPENDIX B: 33
APPENDIX C: 35
Privacy is a fundamental human right and a cornerstone of a democratic society. It lies at the foundation of the rule of law, the secret ballot, doctor-patient confidentiality, lawyer-client privilege, the notion of private property, and the value our society places on the autonomy of the individual.
This report deals the Privacy obligations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (CJCLDS) in its e-business efforts. Due to the vast amount of information collected by the CJCLDS, two departments are focused within this report. The Distribution services department which sells church related material online through the www.ldscatalog.com website and the Member & Statistical Record (MSR) department of the CJCLDS (Samoa) Trust; an entity of the CJCLDS organization in the South Pacific. The two departments are geographically separate and differ in the laws governing the privacy of information. The Distribution Services department based in Salt Lake City, Utah is governed by laws and regulations based on the Privacy Act of 1974. However the MSR department in Samoa is not subject to any privacy laws because there is no law on privacy of information.
From the practices of policies and procedures, it is clearly seen that despite not having a legal framework within a country like... [continues]
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