Category Archive: Legal Insights

Jan 19 2017

Korea Next to Join Cross Border Privacy Rule (CBPR) System

  The CBPR system continues to build momentum in the Asia Pacific region, with S. Korea becoming the latest APEC economy to submit their Intent to Participate. This follows on the heels of Taiwan’s announcement to follow suit later this year. Korea offers significant market opportunity for American exporters. Korea’s participation in the APEC CBPR System …

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Jan 18 2017

ePrivacy (EU Cookie) Directive Update

On January 10, 2017, the European Commission released a proposed Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications (the “ePrivacy Regulation”) to replace the ePrivacy Directive (the “EU Cookie Directive”) to better align with the newly adopted EU General Data Protection Regulation and its Digital Single Market Strategy. Over the past 18 months, the European Commision reviewed …

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Jan 04 2017

European Commission Comments on Connected Cars and Privacy

In exchange for technology advances that make our day-to-day lives easier and safer, we are providing more and more personal information. Connected cars are an example of advances in technology that make our lives easier and safer. Today, cars use networks of internal computers that can use hundreds of sensors to collect information about our …

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Dec 30 2016

Top Topics of 2016

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 …

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Dec 21 2016

Newly Released EU GDPR Guidance

The EU GDPR goes into effect in May, 2018. While that may seem far away, for many organizations the changes required to become compliant with the new law will take several quarters to implement. Some of the larger changes required will deal with the new “Right to Data Portability”, Identifying a lead supervisory authority, and …

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Dec 16 2016

The Privacy Leader as Business Enabler – Part 3. Maximize net data value.

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 …

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Dec 15 2016

The Privacy Leader as Business Enabler – Part 2. Build Sustainable Solutions.

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 …

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Dec 14 2016

The Privacy Leader as Business Enabler – Part 1. Be a Counselor.

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 …

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