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Privacy Advisory: What Regulatory Changes Have Been Happening Around Cookie Consent

The TrustArc “Current State of Cookie Consent Compliance and Enforcement” Privacy Advisory provides a brief background on cookies and tracking technologies, the role of the GDPR’s definition of consent and that law’s relationship to ePrivacy. Also addressed are recent cookie consent-related activities by several regulatory authorities, clarifying compliance requirements within the EU, and early possible interpretations relating to cookie practices under the forthcoming California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The EU ePrivacy Directive regime, as implemented among the individual Member States, independently requires consent as a pre-condition to lawfully accessing or storing information on an end user’s device. ePrivacy uses the … Continue reading Privacy Advisory: What Regulatory Changes Have Been Happening Around Cookie Consent

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Privacy Intelligence News & Insights: CCPA Amendments Overview

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

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TrustArc Participates at Practicing Law Institute in San Francisco

TrustArc was honored to be invited to serve as faculty for the Practicing Law Institute (PLI)’s 20th Annual Institute on Privacy and Data Security Law on May 6-7 in San Francisco.  Before an audience of attorneys representing a wide array of industries and private practice, the days’ sessions covered topics ranging from complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act, to addressing cybersecurity readiness, to insights from regulators, to ethical considerations for privacy and info sec attorneys, to vendor risk management.   Hilary Wandall, SVP, Privacy Intelligence and General Counsel, presented on a panel entitled “Beyond GDPR – Privacy and Data … Continue reading TrustArc Participates at Practicing Law Institute in San Francisco

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

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

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TrustArc Partnering with IAPP to Benchmark Privacy Tech Adoption

As privacy tech continues to proliferate and embed itself in day-to-day privacy functions in the enterprise, the IAPP, together with TrustArc, seeks feedback to better understand how privacy pros are adopting the privacy tech tools outlined in our Privacy Tech Vendor Report. This year’s survey builds on a similar one we did last year looking at how privacy tools are acquired and deployed. Now, with obligations that both the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) are imposing on organizations, are we seeing a move toward greater tech adoption? The survey should only take about … Continue reading TrustArc Partnering with IAPP to Benchmark Privacy Tech Adoption

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TrustArc Recognized as 2019 Bay Area Best Places to Work

TrustArc, the leading data privacy management company, has been recognized as a winner of the 2019 Bay Area Best Places To Work, an awards program presented by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal!   Select employers from the Bay Area were named winners of the awards program, held on April 18, 2019. These winning organizations were honored for having created exceptional workplaces that their employees value highly. Award applicants were evaluated and ranked across five categories according to the number of Bay Area employees. The ranking found companies in the region whose employees rate them as … Continue reading TrustArc Recognized as 2019 Bay Area Best Places to Work

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Managing Privacy Compliance in the Cloud

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

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