"Privacy is a fundamental right protected by the U.S. Constitution and expected by citizens. Protecting individual privacy is a fundamental responsibility of justice agencies that collect and share personally identifiable information. Privacy is not just the right to be left alone. Rather, privacy refers to the fair collection and use of personally identifiable information. Privacy policies articulate appropriate collection of and allowable uses for information, as well as provide accountability for misuse."
Justice Information Sharing: http://www.it.ojp.gov/