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New TrustArc Research Reports on Consumer Privacy Attitudes One Year Into GDPR Enforcement Era

May 29, 2019

May 25, 2019 marked the one year anniversary of the EU General Data Protection Regulation enforcement deadline. In the last twelve months, companies across the globe have been working diligently to achieve and maintain compliance under the regulation. The GDPR significantly increased the requirements on how businesses address consumer individual rights. Companies have been tasked with putting processes and systems in place in order to receive, escalate, and accommodate consumer requests. Failure to comply with the GDPR can result in fines, loss of reputation, and expenses associated with responding to any compliance investigations. During the IAPP Global Privacy Summit in … Continue reading New TrustArc Research Reports on Consumer Privacy Attitudes One Year Into GDPR Enforcement Era

Privacy Shield Approaching Its 3 Year Anniversary in Operation

April 25, 2019

With data protection-related activity bustling around the world–from “Brexit” and GDPR enforcement to the approaching CCPA and exciting developments in the APAC region–it’s understandable to lose track of the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks. What follows are responses to the most frequent Privacy Shield inquiries TrustArc is hearing from our customers. Is Privacy Shield Still Valid? Yes – in fact, Privacy Shield is fast approaching its three year anniversary on July 12th. Since its 2016 adoption, Privacy Shield has remained a sound, scalable and steady legal transfer mechanism for U.S. entities seeking to receive personal data from the EU … Continue reading Privacy Shield Approaching Its 3 Year Anniversary in Operation

CCPA and GDPR Compliance Report: New Research Measures Compliance Status and Plans for CCPA and GDPR (Part 3 of 3)

April 17, 2019

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been occupying the minds of privacy professionals for the past two years and now attention is shifting to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The CCPA is the toughest US privacy regulation to date and its impact will be felt by almost every organization that does business in California or handles personal information of California citizens. To understand the readiness and plans for businesses to meet the January 1, 2020 deadline for the CCPA, Dimensional Research conducted this research among 250 US privacy professionals from Feb 15th – 27th, 2019. … Continue reading CCPA and GDPR Compliance Report: New Research Measures Compliance Status and Plans for CCPA and GDPR (Part 3 of 3)

CCPA and GDPR Compliance Report: New Research Measures Compliance Status and Plans for CCPA and GDPR (Part 2 of 3)

April 10, 2019

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been occupying the minds of privacy professionals for the past two years and now attention is shifting to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The CCPA is the toughest US privacy regulation to date and its impact will be felt by almost every organization that does business in California or handles personal information of California citizens. To understand the readiness and plans for businesses to meet the January 1, 2020 deadline for the CCPA, Dimensional Research conducted this research among 250 US privacy professionals from Feb 15th – 27th, 2019. … Continue reading CCPA and GDPR Compliance Report: New Research Measures Compliance Status and Plans for CCPA and GDPR (Part 2 of 3)

Special Webinar Event: Current State of Brexit and Data Protection Impact

March 25, 2019

TrustArc is proud to present a special webinar event: “Current State of Brexit and Data Protection Impact.” This webinar will take place this Thursday, March 28th at 12pm GMT | 8am ET | 5am PT. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about how Brexit will affect data protection – register today! Can’t make it? Register anyway – we’ll automatically send you an email with both the slides and recording after the webinar! Click here for answers to the most commonly asked webinar related questions. The impact of a potential “Brexit” will play an important role on the data protection … Continue reading Special Webinar Event: Current State of Brexit and Data Protection Impact

TrustArc at IAPP CCPA Comprehensive 2019 – Event Recap

February 27, 2019

This week TrustArc had a strong presence at the IAPP CCPA Comprehensive 2019 in Fremont, California. The day was filled with panels of experts discussing the scope of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), definitions of key terms, and overlap with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The panels also offered a “stump the panelists” session where attendees were able to ask about the real-life challenges companies are facing today. In addition to the great discussions, there were also ample opportunities for networking and meeting with solution providers. TrustArc had many conversations with companies about our CCPA solutions. Some key … Continue reading TrustArc at IAPP CCPA Comprehensive 2019 – Event Recap