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Four Boxes You Must Have Checked Before You Leverage Legitimate Interests as Your Basis for Data Processing

September 18, 2019

The GDPR, Brazil LGPD, Thailand PDPA, and many other privacy regulations around the globe require that organizations determine the legal basis for processing individuals’ data (customers, employees, etc.) as part of their business operations.  For example, Article 6 of the GDPR states that processing shall be lawful only if at least one of the following applies: data subject consent has been obtained; processing is necessary for performance of a contract; processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation, to protect someone’s life or to perform a task in the public interest; or the processing is necessary for your legitimate … Continue reading Four Boxes You Must Have Checked Before You Leverage Legitimate Interests as Your Basis for Data Processing

Privacy Intelligence News & Insights: CCPA Amendments Overview

May 15, 2019

State Legislators continue to consider amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act amidst uncertainty over how companies will meet the requirements, which go into effect January 1, 2020. Late last month six bills were advanced in the California Assembly that would greatly impact the force and effect of the CCPA as it was enacted almost a year ago. On April 23, 2019, the Privacy and Consumer Protection Committee passed these industry-backed amendments: AB 25, Chau: Expressly excludes contractors, agents, and job applicants from the definition of employees, to the extent their personal information is used for purposes compatible with that … Continue reading Privacy Intelligence News & Insights: CCPA Amendments Overview

TrustArc Announces Platform Dashboard to Simplify Privacy Management for CCPA, GDPR and Other Global Regulations

May 02, 2019

TrustArc is excited to announce a major expansion of our award-winning privacy platform to simplify compliance management for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and other privacy regulations. The enhancements include a comprehensive set of dynamic components including regulatory updates, risk scores, program status and other privacy program KPIs accessible through a unified privacy program management dashboard. Our new dashboard streamlines compliance and risk management for privacy, IT and business teams. The privacy regulatory landscape is changing dramatically and businesses are looking for ways to stay on top of the new requirements. The major … Continue reading TrustArc Announces Platform Dashboard to Simplify Privacy Management for CCPA, GDPR and Other Global Regulations

Managing Privacy Compliance in the Cloud

April 18, 2019

The number and complexity of regulations addressing data privacy continues to increase significantly. Companies offering cloud-based services must comply with these regulations or risk losing business due to customer trust issues and/or potential fines and other legal action. Compliance with regulations like the GDPR and CCPA requires companies to address a wide range of items, including privacy assessments, cookie consent, and data subject access requests. The digitization of data has inevitably led to a myriad of data privacy laws that span the globe. These regulations all need to be considered when doing business in the respective countries/regions to which the … Continue reading Managing Privacy Compliance in the Cloud

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)