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TrustArc Exhibits at Upcoming Legaltech

January 10, 2019

Legalweek New York is the week in which various segments of the legal industry gather to explore the Business and Regulatory Trends, Technology and Talent drivers impacting the industry. Legalweek will feature workshop boot camps, networking events, hundreds of exhibitors on the tradeshow floor and five conferences designed to address key issues at a functional level: LegalCIO, LegalMarketing, Legal Diversity & Talent Management Forum, Business of Law Forum and Legaltech, the world’s largest and longest running trade show for legal technology. Legaltech is the largest and most important legal technology event of the year. Legaltech provides an in-depth look at … Continue reading TrustArc Exhibits at Upcoming Legaltech

Recap of 1st CCPA Public Forum in San Francisco

January 09, 2019

On Tuesday, Jan. 8, the California Department of Justice kicked off its public forum series on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in San Francisco. These forums will provide the public with an opportunity to take part in the CCPA rulemaking process. The San Francisco forum took place at the Milton Marks Conference Center where the forum was a full house with approximately 150 attendees including TrustArc team members. This list of areas from section 1798.185 were provided to make comments easier to follow:   Categories of Personal Information Definition of Unique Identifiers Exceptions to CCPA Submitting and Complying with … Continue reading Recap of 1st CCPA Public Forum in San Francisco

California Department of Justice to Hold Public Forums on California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

January 07, 2019

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has announced the California Department of Justice will hold six public forums on the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). These forums will allow the public to take part in the California Consumer Privacy Act rulemaking process. The attorney general is also inviting all interested persons to submit written comments on the California Consumer Privacy Act via mail or email. The Department of Justice forums on the California Consumer Privacy Act will be held during January and February and take place in San Francisco (Jan. 8), San Diego (Jan. 14), Riverside, Calif. (Jan. 24), Los Angeles … Continue reading California Department of Justice to Hold Public Forums on California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

The Path of Privacy – 2019 Privacy Predictions by TrustArc CEO Chris Babel

December 28, 2018

Privacy was ubiquitous in 2018. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) deadline on May 25, 2018 came and went as companies scrambled to meet and maintain compliance under the new regulation.  Data protection had a strong presence in the media as large companies’ handling of user data was widely discussed and reviewed.  New privacy regulations were introduced – such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and Brazil’s General Data Protection Law (LGPD) – meaning more and more companies will fall under the scope of at least one enforceable privacy regulation. So what’s in store for privacy in 2019? TrustArc … Continue reading The Path of Privacy – 2019 Privacy Predictions by TrustArc CEO Chris Babel

How to Prepare for the California Consumer Privacy Act “Look Back” Requirement

November 15, 2018

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will be effective January 1, 2020, but the 12-month “look back” requirement means that companies will need records of personal information collected dating back 12 months before January 1, 2020, which is January 1, 2019. While January 2020 seems far away, creating and maintaining data inventories and flows beginning January 2019 to meet the “look back” requirement will take time. With less than two months to go, companies should secure a budget, develop a process, and evaluate tools to help implement the process. The budget should take into account supplying your team with the … Continue reading How to Prepare for the California Consumer Privacy Act “Look Back” Requirement

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