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Oct 10 2016

3 More Misconceptions about Privacy Shield

  Last week we gave you the facts to dispel three common misconceptions about Privacy Shield. This week we are including three more. 1. Model Contractual Clauses (MCCs) & Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) are easier than certifying for Privacy Shield. While your company may have invested in MCCs or SCCs when Safe Harbor was nullified, …

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Oct 06 2016

3 Misconceptions about Privacy Shield

Here are 3 Misconceptions about Privacy Shield and the facts you should know. 1. I missed the deadline to certify for Privacy Shield. Although the deadline to qualify for the onward transfer requirements grace period ended September 30th, it is not too late to certify. While there is no deadline to self-certify, if you have clients …

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Sep 30 2016

October Events Spotlight: DMA Annual Event; Privacy + Security Forum

&Then – The DMA Annual Event October 16-18 Los Angeles Powered by DMA – &THEN is a reinvention of our Annual Conference – a place for today’s empirically-driven, creatively-inspired marketers to convene, connect, and find new ways to create demand. It will deliver the global marketing experience for a new generation of digital, data-driven marketers. …

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Sep 21 2016

Didn’t make it to IAPP P.S.R. 2016? Here’s the Recap

If you were at IAPP’s Privacy Security Risk conference last week in San Jose, then you enjoyed presentations from keynote speakers ranging from Gerhard Eschelbeck, VP of Security and Privacy at Google to Monica Lewinsky, Social Activist and Writer. The daily sessions gave you both high level overviews and practical tips for dealing with GDPR, …

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Sep 01 2016

Enforcing the Russian Localization Law

The Russian Data Localization Law came into effect a year ago today on September 1st, 2015. On February 12th, 2016 the Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation (MinComSvyaz) issued Guidance that addresses the comments received from public, and provided guidance on how to comply with the Law. Since the Russian Data …

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Aug 31 2016

September Spotlight: IAPP Privacy Security Risk; Changing Role of the CPO

IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2016 September 13-16 San Jose San Jose is home to the upcoming IAPP Privacy.Security.Risk (P.S.R.) conference once again. The conference brings together attendees from privacy, technology and security backgrounds to focus on today’s innovations and challenges of data protection. TRUSTe will be participating in different ways throughout the conference: Come say …

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Aug 30 2016

Third Party Alternate Dispute Resolution

Initial Privacy Shield deadlines are just around the corner and EU GDPR compliance isn’t far behind. These fast-approaching dates are stirring up a renewed interest in a solution TRUSTe has been offering for years – alternative privacy dispute resolution. Offering alternative dispute resolution (ADR) gives customers confidence that you are committed to their privacy and helps …

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Aug 17 2016

HIPAA Turns 20

By Margaret Alston, Senior Privacy Consultant Among fanfare for the 20th birthday of the Heath Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), we have also seen the largest HIPAA settlement ($5.55 million) – laid at the feet of Advocate Health Care. This last case was on the heels of two July 2016 settlements: $2.75 million with …

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