The NIST privacy framework refers to the term “core” to describe a set of privacy activities and outcomes. The core is composed of three nested levels: Function, Category, and Subcategory. So, for example, the concept that a data subject should have the right to access their personal information is found within NIST under the Core

In 2020, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, a part of the United States Department of Commerce, developed a privacy framework that was intended to help organizations identify and manage privacy risks. Like the ISO 29100 privacy framework that predated it, the NIST privacy framework is designed to provide common terminology to communicate privacy-related