TrustArc Partners with U.S. Department of Commerce on Privacy Workshop Series

Workshops will feature insights and best practices from privacy experts to help educate businesses on how to comply with the EU GDPR, EU - US Privacy Shield, and other regulations


San Francisco, November 1, 2018TrustArc, the leading data privacy management company, today announced the addition of the International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce to the TrustArc GDPR Workshop Series. The workshops will provide training on a variety of compliance topics, including the EU GDPR, EU – US Privacy Shield Framework, and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

TrustArc Privacy Workshop Series

The TrustArc Privacy Workshops are designed to help businesses achieve, demonstrate, and manage ongoing compliance for the EU GDPR and other regulations and frameworks, including Privacy Shield and CCPA. The free workshops provide informative guidance, peer discussions, and practical solutions on how to operationalize privacy program management along with examples of how companies are using privacy technology tools to help automate compliance. Topics to be covered in the workshops include: Data Mapping, Records of Processing, DPIA / PIA Management, International Data Transfer, Individual Rights / Data Subjects Access Rights Management, Consent Management, and Compliance Reporting.

Chris Babel, CEO TrustArc commented, “As privacy regulations continue to get more complicated, businesses are looking for tools and best practices on how to manage compliance. The addition of the Department of Commerce to the TrustArc Privacy Workshop Series will provide significant value to all of the attendees.”

The Department of Commerce participants include:

  • Michelle Sylvester-Jose – Acting Director, Global Data Policy, U.S. International Trade Administration
  • Andrew Steele – Policy Advisor & Administrator, Privacy Shield Team, U.S. International Trade Administration
  • Andres Lahiguera – International Trade Specialist, Privacy Shield Team, U.S. International Trade Administration

TrustArc Workshop Schedule

  • Boston – November 7, 2018
  • Washington, D.C. – November 8, 2018
  • New York City – November 14, 2018

About the Department of Commerce

The Department of Commerce promotes job creation and economic growth by ensuring fair and reciprocal trade, providing the data necessary to support commerce and constitutional democracy, and fostering innovation by setting standards and conducting foundational research and development. Through our bureaus and 46,608 employees located in all 50 states, every U.S. territory, and more than 86 countries, we provide U.S.-based companies and entrepreneurs invaluable tools through programs such as the Decennial Census, the National Weather Service, NOAA Fisheries, and the Foreign Commercial Service. Among many other functions, the Department oversees ocean and coastal navigation, helps negotiate bilateral trade agreements, and enforces laws that ensure a level playing field for American businesses and workers.

About TrustArc

TrustArc, the leader in privacy compliance and data protection for over two decades, offers an unmatched combination of innovative technology, expert consulting and TRUSTe certification solutions, that together address all phases of privacy program management. The TrustArc Platform, fortified over seven years of operating experience, across a wide range of industries and client use cases, along with our extensive services, leverage deep privacy expertise and proven methodologies, which have been continuously enhanced through thousands of customer engagements. Headquartered in San Francisco, and backed by a global team across the Americas, Europe, and Asia, TrustArc helps customers worldwide demonstrate compliance, minimize risk and build trust. For more information, visit the TrustArc website, blog and LinkedIn.

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