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TrustArc Participates at California Lawyers Association IP Institute

November 13, 2018

On November 8th in sunny San Jose, TrustArc was pleased to take part at the California Lawyers Association’s annual IP Institute.  Speaking on a panel entitled GDPR: Lessons Learned from the Front Line, TrustArc shared tips and insights both for organizations still working towards GDPR compliance, and for those seeking to take their privacy programs to the next level, including for interoperability with other global privacy laws and frameworks. Not lost in the discussion was the fact that many law firms, of all sizes, are likewise still looking to their own GDPR/privacy compliance, which is critical to their being viewed … Continue reading TrustArc Participates at California Lawyers Association IP Institute

TrustArc Announces New Privacy Platform Enhancements

November 01, 2018

TrustArc has announced several exciting enhancements to our Privacy Platform! These new capabilities will help companies better manage their privacy programs. The Privacy Platform helps provide end to end privacy management through a series of modules designed to address a wide range of privacy functions, including data inventory and mapping; privacy risk assessments; consent management; and individual rights and data subject rights requests. The new privacy assessments include:        Inherent Risk        DPIA Controls        Consent        Legitimate Interests        Right to Object        Third Party Risk        International Data Transfer        Automated Decision Making These new assessments feature a revolutionary modular design that intelligently matches the assessments … Continue reading TrustArc Announces New Privacy Platform Enhancements

EU GDPR Article 35 – Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA), Part II

October 17, 2017

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

In Part I of this two-part blog series we provided an introduction and background to EU GDPR Article 35 – Data protection impact assessment (DPIA). Now, in Part II we will share some best practices and helpful tips on implementing a DPIA program. These tips were shared by Beth Sipula, Senior Privacy Consultant at TrustArc and Alexia Maas, SVP & General Counsel at Volvo Financial Services in our Privacy Insight Series webinar, “Building Your DPIA/PIA Program: Tips & Case Studies.” Part II: DPIA Program Essential Elements The six essential elements that make up a sustainable DPIA program are: integrated governance, … Continue reading EU GDPR Article 35 – Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA), Part II

EU GDPR Article 35 – Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA), Part I

October 10, 2017

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

In Part I of this two-part blog series we will give an introduction to EU GDPR Article 35 – Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) and some best practices for conducting them. In Part II we will summarize the six essential elements of a DPIA program. Part I: Data Protection Impact Assessment Introduction & Background The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance deadline of May 25, 2018, has passed, so organizations should have a documented process for conducting Privacy Impact Assessment (PIAs) and Data Protection Impact Assessment’s (DPIAs). However, before building a DPIA program, it is useful to review and understand … Continue reading EU GDPR Article 35 – Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA), Part I