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One Week to Go: Are you Ready for May 25th? – Webinar Recap

May 22, 2018

As part of the TrustArc Privacy Insight Series Webinars, Paul Iagnocco, Consulting Director & Senior Privacy Consultant at TrustArc, presented “One Week to Go: Are you Ready for May 25th?”  This blog post will give a brief summary of that webinar; you can listen to the entire webinar and download the slides here. In this webinar Paul addressed the questions companies are facing  as the May 25th GDPR deadline approaches: Is my company compliant? What if we are not 100% compliant? What happens next?  This webinar focused on four main areas as they apply to the GDPR: compliance status, enforcement, … Continue reading One Week to Go: Are you Ready for May 25th? – Webinar Recap

TrustArc and RADAR Inc. Enter into Strategic Partnership

May 18, 2018

With the increasing global risk from cyber-attacks and other security breach incidents, privacy laws worldwide have become increasingly strict with respect to incident response reporting. For example, Article 33 of the EU GDPR requires controllers “without undue delay” to report personal data breaches to their supervisory authority and where feasible, not later than 72 hours after learning of the breach. The controller also has to notify everyone who has been affected by the breach, where the data breach is likely to result in a high risk to their rights and freedoms. For many organizations, determining the “why, where, who, what … Continue reading TrustArc and RADAR Inc. Enter into Strategic Partnership

GDPR Applicability – Three Examples You Should Know About

May 15, 2018

  As the GDPR compliance deadline approaches, we have seen companies assess their readiness and prioritize the areas that need additional processes, technology, and controls. While helping companies to prepare, we have seen several companies’ interpretations around GDPR applicability. The following three common scenarios highlight a few misconceptions around GDPR applicability. This blog post will discuss those misconceptions, and suggest a few things to consider in your company’s GDPR applicability analysis. Example 1 The Scenario We’ve heard the belief that GDPR does not apply to personal data obtained from public sources that is not collected directly from the data subject, … Continue reading GDPR Applicability – Three Examples You Should Know About

GDPR Compliance – Consent Requirements under the GDPR – Marketing Activities

May 04, 2018

Companies that must comply with the GDPR should take a close look at their marketing processes to ensure that they will meet GDPR requirements. The following three examples are key places where most companies should take another look at their processes with regard to GDPR consent requirements. Marketing Outreach Email Programs Most companies’ marketing departments have outreach programs where a large database of clients and prospects are sent emails with information about new products or services. If individuals have unsubscribed, opted out, or otherwise indicated their desire that your organization stop using their personal information, your organization may not contact … Continue reading GDPR Compliance – Consent Requirements under the GDPR – Marketing Activities

May Event Spotlight: TrustArc GDPR Privacy Workshop, Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law Conference, Executive Leaders Network, Euroforum, TrustArc Privacy Insight Series, EuroCACS 2018 an ISACA Event

May 01, 2018

  TrustArc GDPR Privacy Workshop May Paris, St. Louis, Boston, Frankfurt & San Francisco The GDPR Privacy Workshops are free events that feature informative guidance, peer discussions and practical solutions to achieve GDPR compliance. Topics discussed will include Data Mapping, Records of Processing Activities, Article 30 Reports, DPIAs / PIAs, Article 35 Reports, Individual Rights Management, GDPR HR Data Considerations, and GDPR Technology Solution & Tool Demonstrations. > Reserve your seat to a May GDPR Privacy Workshop today _____________________________________________________________________________________ Nineteenth Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law Conference May 7-8 San Francisco This program focuses on the current critical … Continue reading May Event Spotlight: TrustArc GDPR Privacy Workshop, Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law Conference, Executive Leaders Network, Euroforum, TrustArc Privacy Insight Series, EuroCACS 2018 an ISACA Event

72 Hours Notice: GDPR Incident Response Management – Webinar Recap

April 20, 2018

As part of the TrustArc Privacy Insight Series Webinars, Ashley Slavik, Senior Counsel & Data Protection Officer, Veeva Systems Inc. and K Royal, Consulting Director, TrustArc, discussed how companies can plan for and respond to a data breach in compliance with the GDPR. Ashley and K gave best practices, suggested tools, and tips for addressing GDPR Article 33 and Article 34. This blog post will give a brief summary; you can listen to the entire webinar and download the slides here. Before going into data breach requirement details, our speakers discussed the different notification requirements for Controllers and Processors and gave examples … Continue reading 72 Hours Notice: GDPR Incident Response Management – Webinar Recap

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