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Aug 15 2016

Ten Reasons to Implement the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

Hilary Wandall, General Counsel & Chief Data Governance Officer at TRUSTe summarizes the top 10 reasons to implement the new EU-U.S. Privacy Shield even if you’ve implemented or have been working on implementing Model Contractual Clauses (MCCs). At TRUSTe, we have nearly 20 years of experience working with thousands of companies to assess their privacy practices, and …

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Aug 03 2016

Benefit of Early Privacy Shield Adoption

On August 1, 2016 the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) started accepting self-certifications for compliance with the Privacy Shield Principles.  A number of companies have already started the process to self-certify with the DOC to take advantage of the grace period offered to early adopters of the Principles to get contracts with third parties updated. …

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Aug 01 2016

Leading Chief Privacy Officer Hilary Wandall Joins TRUSTe

TRUSTe’s thrilled to announce that Hilary Wandall, Associate Vice President, Compliance and Chief Privacy Officer at the global pharmaceutical company, Merck & Co. Inc., has joined TRUSTe as General Counsel and Chief Data Governance Officer. In this role, Hilary will use her extensive global privacy knowledge and operational experience to help TRUSTe further expand their …

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Jul 29 2016

APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules Advancing in Asia

Over the last three weeks, privacy-focused events in China, South Korea and Singapore have highlighted the growing momentum of APEC’s Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) system in the region. On June 29, China’s Ministry of Commerce, Foreign Ministry, General Administration of Customs and the China International Electronic Commerce Centre (CIECC) hosted the 6th APEC E-Commerce Business Alliance …

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Jul 12 2016

TRUSTe Announces Comprehensive Set of Privacy Shield Solutions

Following formal adoption today of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, TRUSTe has announced a full set of solutions for companies to address the assessment, verification and dispute resolution requirements in the new framework. TRUSTe will help companies to review compliance with the new Privacy Shield principles for transfers of customer and HR data out of the …

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Jul 08 2016

Privacy Shield Close to Adoption following Endorsement from EU Member States

Today the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield cleared one of the final hurdles on the path to regulatory approval as representatives from EU Member States voted to support the new EU data transfer framework. The “Article 31” Committee is made up of representatives from the EU Member States and their endorsement is binding. The vote today was …

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Jun 29 2016

NEW! Summer/Fall Privacy Insight Webinar Series

As the privacy landscape gets increasingly complicated, you need constant access to key insights to stay on top. The Summer / Fall schedule for the Privacy Insight Series is a set of six live webinars featuring renowned speakers, and cutting edge research, tips, and tools. This program will continue to provide the perfect opportunity to …

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Jun 28 2016

Going for Olympic Gold Data Practices in Latin America

Latin America is in the summer spotlight with the hosting of the International Olympic Games in Brazil and the 100th anniversary of the Copa América futbol tournament, making this a timely moment to take stock of where data privacy regimes stand in Latin America. Powered by new education initiatives and increased investment in telecom network …

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