The Mayor's Office of Information Privacy, lead by the Chief Privacy Officer, has released the city's first privacy protection protocols for the City of New York. This Policy sets forth the baseline requirements for City agencies relating to the protection of identifying information.
Local Law 11 of 2012 requires City-managed data be made available to the public through a single web portal. This document defines the Citywide policies, standards, and guidelines required to support that legislation as amended.
On February 6, 2023, the Chief Privacy Officer (CPO) published revised citywide privacy protection policies and protocols for New York City. The CPO, who heads the Office of Information Privacy, published the previous version of the policies in February 2021.