International Journal of Computer Applications
The development in data mining technology brings serious threat to the individual information. The objective of Privacy Preserving Data Mining (PPDM) is to safeguard the sensitive information contained in the data. The unwanted disclosure of the sensitive information may happen during the process of data mining results. In this paper, the authors identify four different types of users involved in mining application i.e. data source provider, data receiver, data explorer and determiner decision maker. They differentiate each type of user's responsibilities and privacy concerns with respect to sensitive information.