The Privacy and Confidentiality Section of the Society of American Archivists is devoted to exploring the legal, ethical, and practical issues related to privacy and confidentiality in archives. 

Explore this site to:

  • Find a selection of resources filled with articles addressing general, governmental, health, education, and personal archives, as well as electronic and website records.
  • Read our blog that explores current privacy and confidentiality issues, announces P&C events and programs, and other topics.¬†
  • Ask anonymous privacy, confidentiality, or restriction related questions. Do you have questions you want to ask without your name attached to it? Submit your question via this form and the committee will share anonymously with the P&C section listserv.
  • Join us or volunteer to help out with initiatives such as the Summer Reading Group and P&C’s other projects. Contact any person on the section committee to find out more.