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October Event Spotlight: TrustArc Presents at GDPR Privacy Workshops, Privacy + Security Forum, IAPP PSR, Nordic Privacy Arena Conferences this Month

October 05, 2017

  TrustArc GDPR Privacy Workshops October NYC, Denver, Chicago, London, Minneapolis, Paris, Houston, Pittsburgh The GDPR Privacy Workshops are free events that feature informative discussions, case studies and practical solutions to achieve GDPR compliance. Topics discussed will include Data Mapping, Building a Record of Processing (Article 30 Reports), Ongoing Risk Assessments & DPIAs and GDPR HR Data Considerations. > Reserve your seat to an October GDPR Privacy Workshop today The Privacy + Security Forum October 4-6 Washington, DC The Privacy + Security Forum breaks down the silos of privacy and security by bringing together seasoned thought leaders. TrustArc’s Hilary Wandall, … Continue reading October Event Spotlight: TrustArc Presents at GDPR Privacy Workshops, Privacy + Security Forum, IAPP PSR, Nordic Privacy Arena Conferences this Month

Meet the TrustArc Privacy Experts Series – Beth Sipula

October 03, 2017

Beth Sipula, FIP, CIPM, CIPP/US Senior Privacy Consultant In this blog series you will get to know several of our privacy experts from our global consulting team. Each team member brings different experience and expertise, so be sure to read each of their tips and advice! What drew you to privacy and how many years have you been in the privacy space? I fell into the privacy profession when I was working for a technology start up in 2000. I was the Director of Customer Care at that time and one of the founders asked me to take on creating … Continue reading Meet the TrustArc Privacy Experts Series – Beth Sipula

GDPR Implementation Lagging at Majority of UK and US Companies

October 02, 2017

GDPR Research Report

A TrustArc study of UK and US based organizations with at least 500 employees found that most haven’t started their GDPR implementations yet. With only eight months to comply with the GDPR, companies all over the world are determining how best to adjust their internal systems and processes in order to address the new compliance requirements. On September 28, 2017, TrustArc announced results from surveys conducted by Dimensional Research that gauges how prepared US and UK businesses are to comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The US & UK surveys, completed in August of 2017, included responses … Continue reading GDPR Implementation Lagging at Majority of UK and US Companies

Meet the TrustArc Privacy Experts Series – K Royal

September 28, 2017

K Royal, JD, FIP, CIPP/E/US, CIPM Senior Privacy Consultant In this blog series you will get to know several of our privacy experts from our global consulting team. Each team member brings different experience and expertise, so be sure to read each of their tips and advice! What drew you to privacy and how many years have you been in the privacy space? I fell into privacy by accident, but quickly realized that I am a square peg in a square hole. However, in thinking back over my career, in my early 20s, I identified and designed a patient admissions process … Continue reading Meet the TrustArc Privacy Experts Series – K Royal

39th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners – Hong Kong

September 26, 2017

By Hilary Wandall, TrustArc General Counsel & Chief Data Governance Officer This week I am attending the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners from September 25 – 29 in Hong Kong. This conference has convened since 1979 and serves to provide leadership on privacy and data protection at the international level. I will be sharing some of the highlights on the evolution of privacy and its importance for all organizations. Privacy Shield Declared a Success!   The U.S. Department of Commerce, the Federal Trade Commission and the European Commission kicked off the conference with a session reporting out … Continue reading 39th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners – Hong Kong

EBSCO Shows Commitment to Data Privacy through Privacy Shield Certification

September 25, 2017

EBSCO Industries, Inc. and its subsidiaries (EBSCO) have completed their certification for EU-US Privacy Shield, which is the international data transfer framework requiring that companies meet rigorous obligations to protect the personal data of Europeans. View EBSCO’s Privacy Shield certification here. It is monitored and enforced by the US Department of Commerce (DOC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). EBSCO’s certification demonstrates their commitment to consumer privacy and ensures that they transfer data in a safe way, in compliance with the Privacy Shield framework. TRUSTe reviewed and verified that they comply with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework; TRUSTe will also provide independent dispute resolution services to … Continue reading EBSCO Shows Commitment to Data Privacy through Privacy Shield Certification

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