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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

TrustArc Announces GDPR Validation

April 18, 2018

  While GDPR Articles 40-43 contain provisions outlining certification programs and codes of conduct that may be established in the future, companies are seeking efficient, independent ways to benchmark and report on their compliance efforts now. The TrustArc GDPR Validation is designed to meet that need.   In a press release announcing the launch of GDPR Validation, Chris Babel, CEO of TrustArc, stated that “TrustArc is leveraging its decades of privacy certification leadership and experience to provide a GDPR validation solution that can help companies meet the needs of their customers, partners and other stakeholders — now and after the … Continue reading TrustArc Announces GDPR Validation

April Event Spotlight: RSA San Francisco, IAPP London & Incident Response Management Webinar

April 02, 2018

      RSA Conference 2018 April 16-20 San Francisco   The RSA Conference provides attendees the opportunity to learn about new approaches to info security, discover the latest technology and interact with top security leaders and pioneers.   Stop by TrustArc Booth #3103 to say hi and learn about our GDPR compliance solutions.   > Learn more here _____________________________________________________________________________________  72 Hours Notice: Incident Response Management under the GDPR April 18 @ 9AM PT / 12PM ET / 4PM GMT Online Webinar   The GDPR calls for significant changes in how companies plan for and respond to a data breach. Addressing … Continue reading April Event Spotlight: RSA San Francisco, IAPP London & Incident Response Management Webinar

Will Your Company Meet GDPR Requirements in a Sustainable Manner?

March 21, 2018

TrustArc Assessment Manager dashboard

No matter where you are in your journey to GDPR compliance, how you meet the requirements is very important. With more than 200 pages and close to 100 different articles plus recitals, the EU GDPR introduces a broad range of privacy compliance requirements. Implementing your compliance roadmap after conducting a gap analysis will require implementing controls, measuring risk, and assigning tasks in a consistent, sustainable manner. While ad hoc processes and templates can create inconsistencies, using GDPR specific assessment templates will promote the consistency needed to meet the May 25th deadline and continue compliance beyond the deadline. To help companies … Continue reading Will Your Company Meet GDPR Requirements in a Sustainable Manner?