The Internet of Things – An introduction to privacy issues with a focus on the retail and home environments

This research paper provides an overview of the Internet of Things technologies generally, and with special application in the retail and home context. It then goes on to examine some of the challenges that this new environment creates through the lens of specific privacy issues: customer profiling, accountability, transparency, ethics of data collection, access and correction rights, the existing consent model, as well as the challenges of device and information security