Privacy Principles Penn State’s Privacy program is built on core components and principles that: Z Comply with Regulations Act in the community's best interest l Can be easily understood, maintained, and monitored The University has distilled these ideals into five core Privacy Principles that inform and guide its program. Accuracy Penn State is committed to ensuring personal information is correct, relevant to business purposes, and up-to-date. Access Penn State governs how individuals’ information may be used. Accountability Penn State holds faculty, staff, and students accountable. The University applies Privacy Principles in daily practice. Protect Penn State secures information according to the risk it poses. Limit Penn State limits the information it collects and retains.