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

May 20, 2019

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

Upcoming Webinar: 10 Steps to CCPA Compliance – Building and Implementing a CCPA Privacy Program

April 08, 2019

TrustArc is proud to present the next Privacy Insight Series webinar “10 Steps to CCPA Compliance – Building and Implementing a CCPA Privacy Program” with WilmerHale Partner / Big Data Practice Co-Chair Reed Freeman and TrustArc Senior Privacy Consultant Janalyn Schreiber, CIPM, CISSP. This webinar will take place on Wednesday, April 17th at 9am PT / 12pm ET / 5pm GMT. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) – register today! The CCPA is set to be the toughest privacy law in the United States and a trailblazer for future state and potentially … Continue reading Upcoming Webinar: 10 Steps to CCPA Compliance – Building and Implementing a CCPA Privacy Program

Compliance Report: New Research Measures Compliance Status and Plans for CCPA and GDPR (Part 1 of 3)

April 04, 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 Compliance Report: New Research Measures Compliance Status and Plans for CCPA and GDPR (Part 1 of 3)

Webinar Recap: Current State of Brexit and Data Protection Impact

March 29, 2019

In a special webinar event, TrustArc Senior Privacy Consultant Ralph O’Brien presented “Current State of Brexit and Data Protection Impact.”  This blog post will give a brief summary of that webinar; you can listen to the entire webinar and download the slides here. The impact of a potential “Brexit” will play an important role on the data protection strategy of many companies and a lot will depend on what is decided in the next few days and weeks. This is why understanding the current state of Brexit is so critical right now. You will learn in this on-demand webinar: What … Continue reading Webinar Recap: Current State of Brexit and Data Protection Impact

Understand and Mitigate Your Vendor Privacy Risks

March 28, 2019

While working with vendors and third parties is an inherent part of doing business and they provide tremendous value and opportunity – vendors also present significant risks. These risks are of growing concern, particularly when it comes to data privacy and security. Forrester states, “The repercussions of security incidents across the value chain, as well as the EU General Data Protection Regulation’s (GDPR’s) more stringent compliance requirements, make managing third-party risk a top priority for S&R [security and risk] pros.”1 And you don’t have to look far to find examples in the news of data breaches that vendors caused. Forrester … Continue reading Understand and Mitigate Your Vendor Privacy Risks

Upcoming Webinar – Pragmatic Consent Management: Meeting Compliance and Business Needs

March 18, 2019

TrustArc is proud to present the next Privacy Insight Series webinar “Pragmatic Consent Management: Meeting Compliance and Business Needs” with TrustArc Consulting Program Director Margaret Alston and TrustArc Senior Privacy Consultant Jim Keese. This webinar will take place this Wednesday, March 20th at 9am PT / 12pm ET / 5pm GMT. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about managing consent – register today! As the dust settles on the first wave of GDPR implementation initiatives, businesses are left with a multitude of questions. Is implementing a simple cookie banner enough? How can I manage consents across multiple systems? How … Continue reading Upcoming Webinar – Pragmatic Consent Management: Meeting Compliance and Business Needs