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CCPA Public Hearings Start This Week

December 02, 2019

The California Attorney General will be holding four public hearings in several California cities this week. The hearings will provide the public with an opportunity to take part in the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) rulemaking process. All members of the public are invited to speak on the regulations. Members of the public are also able to submit written comments regarding the proposed CCPA regulations by mail or email. The public comment period will end on Friday, December 6th at 5pm PT.  The California Consumer Privacy Act is set to become the most comprehensive privacy law in the United States … Continue reading CCPA Public Hearings Start This Week

TrustArc’s Nymity Awareness Tracker Enables Privacy Knowledge Across Entire Business

November 20, 2019

TrustArc announced major updates to Nymity Awareness Tracker, the first compliance solution on the market to streamline contextual privacy awareness across an entire business. Privacy legislation such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe and the upcoming California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in the US have elevated the visibility of privacy professionals in the corporate world. However, many still feel confused about which privacy rules apply to them and the teams they support. With the Nymity Awareness Tracker, employees can hone in on areas of legislation that are relevant to their role and location and receive tailored updates … Continue reading TrustArc’s Nymity Awareness Tracker Enables Privacy Knowledge Across Entire Business

New IAPP and TrustArc Report Reveals a Majority of Companies Are Embracing a Single Global Data Protection Strategy

TrustArc and the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) announced the results of new benchmarking research that examines the current state of privacy operations. The research shows that a majority of companies are adopting a single global data protection strategy to manage evolving legal requirements, and that managing the expanding ecosystem of third parties handling data has become a top priority.  “The data outlined in this study demonstrates, once again, that privacy is not a one-off endeavor,” said Trevor Hughes, CEO and president of the IAPP. “Privacy management is an increasingly complicated industry. As a result, the role of privacy … Continue reading New IAPP and TrustArc Report Reveals a Majority of Companies Are Embracing a Single Global Data Protection Strategy

Upcoming Webinar: How to Comply with CCPA as Part of a Global Privacy Strategy

November 11, 2019

TrustArc is proud to present the next Privacy Insight Series webinar “How to Comply with CCPA as Part of a Global Privacy Strategy” with TrustArc Director U.S. Eastern Region Consulting Group & Senior Privacy Consultant Paul Iagnocco, and TrustArc Senior Privacy Consultant Martin Gomberg. This webinar will take place on Wednesday, November 13th at 9am PT (12pm ET/5pm GMT). Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about global privacy strategy – register today! With the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and other laws such as the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD), businesses … Continue reading Upcoming Webinar: How to Comply with CCPA as Part of a Global Privacy Strategy

The Careful Planning Required to Meet and Maintain CCPA Compliance – Tips and Tools for your CCPA RFP

October 24, 2019

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is set to be the toughest privacy law in the United States. The act broadly expands the rights of consumers and requires businesses within scope to be significantly more transparent about how they collect, use, and disclose personal information. The act is one of the first laws to show that, as many jurisdictions have and are continuing to do, the U.S. may be trending toward more rigorous global privacy regulations. The CCPA was signed on June 28, 2018, is effective January 1, 2020, and enforcement is slated to begin no later than July 1, … Continue reading The Careful Planning Required to Meet and Maintain CCPA Compliance – Tips and Tools for your CCPA RFP

CCPA Week Series Issue 4 – Training, Metrics, Verification and Minors

October 17, 2019

Last week, the California AG’s office released proposed regulations implementing key provisions of the CCPA (”CCPA Regulations”). In the CCPA Regulations, the California Attorney General (AG) offered businesses clarifications–and, in some cases, new obligations–around consumers’ individual rights requests under the CCPA. In Issue 1, we provided an overview of the themes addressed by the regulations. In Issue 2, we gave a recap of the requirements related to Notices to Consumers. In Issue 3, we provided best practices for handling consumer requests . In today’s CCPA Week Issues, we address a range of topics such as training, metrics, verification and minors. … Continue reading CCPA Week Series Issue 4 – Training, Metrics, Verification and Minors