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TrustArc speaking at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2019

May 22, 2019

TrustArc speaking at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2019

Personal data makes so much possible in technology, and health care, and marketing, and retail, and… where does privacy fit in? Explore that question and more by attending the IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2019. This year’s symposium features two days of breakout sessions focused on the challenges of deriving value from personal data while protecting individual rights. Hear advice on fundamentals such as breach response, privacy/data security synergy, data localization and anonymization, and vendor management. Look ahead to policy developments that will influence privacy practice. TrustArc is proud to have several speakers at this month’s IAPP Canada Symposium in Toronto! … Continue reading TrustArc speaking at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2019

Privacy Advisory: What Regulatory Changes Have Been Happening Around Cookie Consent

May 21, 2019

Privacy Advisory: What Regulatory Changes Have Been Happening Around Cookie Consent

The TrustArc “Current State of Cookie Consent Compliance and Enforcement” Privacy Advisory provides a brief background on cookies and tracking technologies, the role of the GDPR’s definition of consent and that law’s relationship to ePrivacy. Also addressed are recent cookie consent-related activities by several regulatory authorities, clarifying compliance requirements within the EU, and early possible interpretations relating to cookie practices under the forthcoming California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The EU ePrivacy Directive regime, as implemented among the individual Member States, independently requires consent as a pre-condition to lawfully accessing or storing information on an end user’s device. ePrivacy uses the … Continue reading Privacy Advisory: What Regulatory Changes Have Been Happening Around Cookie Consent

Privacy Intelligence News & Insights: New Jersey and Washington Amend State Data Breach Notification Laws

May 20, 2019

Privacy Intelligence News & Insights: New Jersey and Washington Amend State Data Breach Notification Laws

On May 10, New Jersey Bill S-52 was signed into law, which amends the state’s data breach notification law to expand the definition of personal information. Under the amended law, effective September 1, 2019, “personal information” that requires a company to notify individuals if breached now includes a “user name, email address, or any other account holder identifying information, in combination with any password or security questions and answer.” In Washington, the state legislature passed an amendment to the existing data breach notification law that expands the list of data elements that require notification to individuals if breached in combination with an … Continue reading Privacy Intelligence News & Insights: New Jersey and Washington Amend State Data Breach Notification Laws

Publishers and Privacy: How Ad-Supported Websites Can Manage Privacy and Minimize Risk Publishers and Privacy: How Ad-Supported Websites  Can Manage Privacy and Minimize Risk

Content publishers, media and other advertising-supported websites have already had to grapple with the privacy requirements put forth in the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Similar regulations are also in force in a number of other countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia. In addition, at the start of 2020, publishers will have to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Still more privacy regulations are being advanced and debated in other U.S. states, and around the world. In fact, more than ten different U.S. states, including Massachusetts and Texas, are in the process of considering privacy laws … Continue reading Publishers and Privacy: How Ad-Supported Websites Can Manage Privacy and Minimize Risk

Privacy Intelligence News & Insights: CCPA Amendments Overview

May 15, 2019

Privacy Intelligence News & Insights: CCPA Amendments Overview

State Legislators continue to consider amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act amidst uncertainty over how companies will meet the requirements, which go into effect January 1, 2020. Late last month six bills were advanced in the California Assembly that would greatly impact the force and effect of the CCPA as it was enacted almost a year ago. On April 23, 2019, the Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee passed these industry-backed amendments: AB 25, Chau: Expressly excludes contractors, agents, and job applicants from the definition of employees, to the extent their personal information is used for purposes compatible with that … Continue reading Privacy Intelligence News & Insights: CCPA Amendments Overview

TrustArc at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2019: Event Recap TrustArc at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2019: Event Recap

TrustArc had the pleasure of sponsoring, speaking and exhibiting at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2019 this month in Washington D.C. With over 4,000 attendees, 300 sessions and 60 exhibitors, the Summit was buzzing with hundreds of privacy professionals, many of whom traveled to the D.C. Summit from all corners of the globe. This year’s Summit was the perfect setting for privacy-related education, guidance, inspiration and connections that spotlighted the big picture of data protection. TrustArc SVP Product Management, Michael Lin, took over the Little Big Stage on Thursday morning to discuss how businesses use the TrustArc Platform to automate and … Continue reading TrustArc at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2019: Event Recap