Privacy Issues Connected to Cars

May 16, 2017

Image from autoconnectedcar.com Connected cars can connect to devices, other cars, or networks that are inside or outside of the car. For example, connected cars can use a driver or passenger mobile device to conduct hands free phone calls. Other examples include: navigation apps, music streaming, or wifi hotspots. Some apps can even use connected cars’ cameras to find open parking spots for drivers. As infotainment centers and features in cars become more advanced, they collect more personal information. While the examples above show how driving experiences can be enhanced for drivers and passengers, companies can also reap benefits from … Continue reading Privacy Issues Connected to Cars

What you Need to Know About the GDPR: Practical Steps to Address GDPR Compliance

May 09, 2017

While some organizations have written about the impending GDPR deadline and potential fines, or re-printed an exact copy of the text itself, TRUSTe has taken the 200+ pages of the GDPR and translated it into practical implementation steps for an organization of any size or maturity. The implementation steps are grouped into five actionable phases: Building a Program and Team Assessing Risks and Creating Awareness Designing and Implementing Operational Controls Managing and Enhancing Controls Demonstrating Ongoing Compliance A sample implementation step is developing a DPIA program, which includes creating templates, conducting DPIAs, managing remediation, and providing compliance reports. The guide also … Continue reading What you Need to Know About the GDPR: Practical Steps to Address GDPR Compliance

New Privacy Platform Enterprise Application Announced at IAPP Privacy Summit This Week

April 20, 2017

Today wrapped up the annual IAPP Privacy Summit in Washington, DC – The Summit is the largest gathering of privacy professionals in the world. Our team had a great time meeting with many of our great clients, and speaking on several panels. We also announced an exciting development: enterprise integration options for our Data Privacy Management Platform (TRUSTe Platform). These new platform capabilities provide streamlined integrations with top business intelligence, governance risk and compliance, help desk, human capital management and IT system management applications. The new capabilities extend the learning’s from extensive client usage of the TRUSTe Platform to enable … Continue reading New Privacy Platform Enterprise Application Announced at IAPP Privacy Summit This Week

Privacy Program Management: A Framework for Success Webinar Recap

April 03, 2017

TRUSTe General Counsel and Chief Data Governance Officer Hilary Wandall gave a webinar where she discussed how to support each phase of building a privacy program by using a clear framework, standards, and operational controls. The discussion also included tips on how to make accountability effective in an organization, and what accountability looks like in practice. If you missed it, click HERE to listen to the entire webinar on demand. One of the topics covered was how to get started. To get started with a privacy program, first you have to decide upon a model. Some important considerations are: What … Continue reading Privacy Program Management: A Framework for Success Webinar Recap

Privacy Shield Grace Period is Ending, Are you Ready?

March 20, 2017

EU US Privacy Shield

Soon companies that self-certified with the Department of Commerce (DOC) last fall before the September 30, 2016 deadline will have the 9 month “grace period” come to a close. The grace period was given to these companies so that they could ensure that all of their third party vendors met the Accountability for Onward Transfer principle. The grace period ends soon, meaning that the deadline is fast approaching. The Privacy Shield  Accountability for Onward Transfer principle, Section II, 3.b., states: To transfer personal data to a third party acting as an agent, organizations must: (i) transfer such data only for limited and specified … Continue reading Privacy Shield Grace Period is Ending, Are you Ready?

March Event Spotlight: RampUp, IAPP Europe Data Protection & Privacy Program Management Webinar

March 06, 2017

RampUp 2017 March 7 San Francisco, CA The annual RampUp summit is a hub of excitement and idea-sharing that gathers major players in digital marketing together in one place. The goal? To discuss the challenges and solutions facing the industry today. Network with your peers and industry leaders while you soak up what’s important to know for the future of MarTech. Don’t miss TRUSTe SVP of Marketing Dave Deasy speak on the “Consumer Engagement in an Age of Skepticism” panel at 3:35pm alongside Lou Mastria, DAA; Shannon Orr, Gap Inc.; Michael A. Signorelli, Venable LLP and Julie Bernard, Verve. > … Continue reading March Event Spotlight: RampUp, IAPP Europe Data Protection & Privacy Program Management Webinar