Category Archive: Compliance

Dec
16
2015

New Privacy Technology, Resources Simplify EU GDPR Compliance

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Today, TRUSTe announced solutions to help companies address the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which brings sweeping changes and tough compliance challenges for any business with EU customers and employees. The package of solutions will help companies meet the stringent new requirements of the GDPR. In addition, as the leading global provider of privacy …

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Dec
07
2015

TRUSTe Expands Offerings and Partners with PactSafe and Leading Law Firms to Help Companies Comply with EU Privacy Rules

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In order to manage the privacy and operational challenges of implementing Model Contract Clauses (MCC) to maintain compliance with EU data protection laws, TRUSTe has introduced a new Model Contract Clause privacy assessment and partnered with PactSafe and a number of leading law firms. This solution comes after the Oct. 6th ruling by the European …

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Nov
03
2015

TRUSTe Launches ROI Calculator to Measure the Value of Privacy Automation

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The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency. –Bill Gates One of the greatest benefits of modern technology is that routine or repeatable work activities can often be done more efficiently with automation. For those who are conducting privacy assessments on …

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Oct
06
2015

Next Steps Following the EU Court of Justice Ruling on U.S.-EU Safe Harbor

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Today, Oct. 6th, the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) ruled that the current U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Program is no longer a valid method for ensuring adequacy under EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC for international data transfers. This significant change in data protection law removes an established data transfer compliance mechanism that has been …

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Aug
18
2015

13 Companies Settle with FTC for False US-EU & US-Swiss Safe Harbor Claims

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Thirteen companies settled with the FTC yesterday for falsely claiming they were certified and in compliance with the US-EU or US- Swiss Safe Harbor Framework. Compliance with the US-EU and US-Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks means companies follow established requirements for meeting adequacy standards to transfer customer or employee data from the European Union or Switzerland …

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Jul
29
2015

Google AdSense Policy Now Requires Publishers to Obtain Consent from EU Visitors

Consent from EU Visitors for Google Adsense Publishers.

This week Google announced it will be implementing a new user consent policy. Essentially, this new policy requires all websites serving EU visitors, including those not based in the EU, to comply with the EU Cookie Directive. Google posted the notice on its official AdSense blog. In 2009 an amendment to an existing EU directive …

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Jun
11
2015

Connected Cars and Privacy: The Automobile Industry’s Push for Self-Regulation

Privacy risks associated with connected cars

Leading up to the second annual IoT Privacy Summit on June 17th we’ll be featuring a series of blog posts about the panels and speakers at the upcoming event. At the upcoming IoT Privacy Summit 2015 on June 17th, one of the many panels will focus on privacy self-regulation in the automotive industry – a …

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Apr
10
2015

How to Prepare for the Proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation

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If you missed our webinar on April 9th titled, “How to Prepare for the Proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation,” you can listen online. The proposed legislation could be the most significant global development in data protection law in the last 20 years. There are still issues to be resolved, but agreement in many areas. …

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