[WG-P3] [WG-IDAssurance] What to call a Relying Party in terms of aTrust Framework

Rainer Hörbe rainer at hoerbe.at
Fri Mar 11 03:33:42 EST 2011


I need to rephrase my question: What does Principal mean in the data protection context (receiver, data subject or something else)? Did you refer to a particular terminology?

Scott David did a quite broad terminology comparison for his upcoming global grid glossary. Besides various IDM sources he researched 3 privacy frameworks, 2 from ITU-T and "Generally Accepted Privacy Principles: A Global Privacy Network". From this comparison it seems that controller, processor, recipient and data subject seem to be the most common terms.

- Rainer

On 10 Mar 2011, at 17:19, John Bradley wrote:

> Principal is used in the protocol domain to refer to entity that the  
> assertion is about.
> In many cases it is the same as Data Subject but as assertions can  
> be used for many things that is not always true.
> John B.
> On 2011-03-10, at 11:41 AM, Rainer Hörbe wrote:
>> Am 10.03.2011 um 12:26 schrieb Mark Lizar:
>>> In Data Protection, there are Roles: Controller, Processor and  
>>> Principle.
>> I am only familiar with the terminology from the European DPD:  
>> Controller, Processor, Requester and Data subject. In which domain  
>> is Principle defined, and how does it map?
>> - Rainer

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