We would like to thank all of our blog subscribers and visitors for a great 2016. This year has had many monumental privacy events, from the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) being adopted to EU-US Privacy Shield being finalized. TRUSTe was there as your trusted privacy advisor throughout the changes, and here are the top three blog posts of the year: 1. EU GDPR Series: Tips on Privacy Compliance This series gives the background on the EU GDPR, the path to compliance, and practical implementation steps for each phase of your program. Each individual post contains best practices, tips, and … Continue reading Top Topics of 2016
16 December 2016 By Hilary Wandall General Counsel & Chief Data Governance Officer, TRUSTe Over the past two days, I shared the first two lessons I’ve learned to “Be a counselor” and “Build sustainable solutions” over the past 15 years of seeking to navigate the ever-changing privacy terrain in order to help business teams manage data responsibly and effectively. The final lesson I’ve learned is that it’s not enough to focus on regulatory compliance, maturity, accountability or even ethics. While all of these are important components of an effective, holistic, progressive approach to managing a program, in order to truly … Continue reading The Privacy Leader as Business Enabler – Part 3. Maximize net data value.
15 December 2016 By Hilary Wandall General Counsel & Chief Data Governance Officer, TRUSTe Yesterday, I shared the first lesson I’ve learned “Be a counselor” over the past 15 years while seeking to navigate the ever-changing privacy terrain in order to help business teams manage data responsibly and effectively. The second lesson I learned first caught me by surprise and then over time convinced me that the methods the business teams I was counseling were seeking to solve their business challenges were in fact the potential answer to a problem I encountered six years into serving as a privacy leader. … Continue reading The Privacy Leader as Business Enabler – Part 2. Build Sustainable Solutions.
14 December 2016 By Hilary Wandall General Counsel & Chief Data Governance Officer, TRUSTe Part 1. Be a Counselor. Last Thursday I had the honor of delivering a firestarter session at the IAPP Practical Privacy Series in Washington D.C. I had been asked to speak about re-envisioning the role of a privacy leader as a business enabler – rather than a leader who solely focuses on providing compliance, policy and/or legal guidance, and it inspired me to share three invaluable lessons I’ve learned over the past 15 years while seeking to navigate the ever-changing privacy terrain in order to help … Continue reading The Privacy Leader as Business Enabler – Part 1. Be a Counselor.
IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2016 November 9 – November 10 Brussels The IAPP Data Protection Congress is where you’ll find thought leadership, a thriving professional community and unrivaled education with more than 40 sessions on the top privacy issues organisations are facing today, including the GDPR. Visit TRUSTe in the exhibit hall at Booth #22 and hear TRUSTe’s Eleanor Treharne-Jones, CIPP/E speak alongside American Express and eBay on Nov 9th at 16:15 for “The Evolution of PIA Best Practices” and TRUSTe’s Hilary Wandall, CIPM, CIPP/E speak alongside Hunton & Williams on Nov 10th at 13:30 for “Addressing Risky Processing … Continue reading November Event Spotlight: IAPP Europe; The New AdTech Playbook – Accountability & the GDPR
TRUSTe’s thrilled to announce that Hilary Wandall, Associate Vice President, Compliance and Chief Privacy Officer at the global pharmaceutical company, Merck & Co. Inc., has joined TRUSTe as General Counsel and Chief Data Governance Officer. In this role, Hilary will use her extensive global privacy knowledge and operational experience to help TRUSTe further expand their market leading privacy technology and service offerings. She will be a member of the TRUSTe Executive Team and also direct strategic legal, regulatory and privacy related initiatives to help TRUSTe scale its internal business operations. In 22 years at Merck, Hilary served as Chief Privacy … Continue reading Leading Chief Privacy Officer Hilary Wandall Joins TRUSTe