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Mar
22
2016

Merck Successfully Concludes First APEC-based BCR Approval

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On March 1st, Merck & Co. Inc. (Merck) formally concluded their Binding Corporate Rules (BCR) approval process with the Belgian Data Protection Authority, becoming the 82nd company to achieve the compliance landmark. But in a global first, Merck based its BCR application on its APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) certification. This work was facilitated by …

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Mar
22
2016

TRUSTe Assessment Manager Product Series – Part 5

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With the 2.0 release of Assessment Manager, TRUSTe now provides the privacy office with even more control over its privacy program. From the comprehensive privacy dashboard to management of privacy remediation action plans, this five part blog series has highlighted the latest updates. Part 5 – TRUSTe Assessment Templates Earlier in this series we showed how …

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Mar
21
2016

When Should You Start the Privacy Shield Process?

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The draft of the new EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (“Privacy Shield”) framework covering EU data transfers has formally been released, providing details on what will be required once final EU ratification is complete (currently anticipated in June). The #1 question companies ask is “when should I start the Privacy Shield process?” Built into the program is …

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Mar
16
2016

TRUSTe Assessment Manager Product Series – Part 4

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With the 2.0 release of Assessment Manager, TRUSTe now provides the privacy office with even more control over its privacy program. From the comprehensive privacy dashboard to management of privacy remediation action plans, this five part blog series will highlight the latest updates. Part 4 – Assessment Remediation and Approval Assessment Manager 2.0 has new …

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Mar
14
2016

CIPL, Hunton & Williams and TRUSTe to Represent U.S. Business on APEC E-Commerce Business Alliance Expert Council

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This article was first posted on the Hunton & Williams Privacy & Information Security blog. During last month’s APEC privacy and e-commerce meetings in Lima, Peru, the APEC E-Commerce Business Alliance (“ECBA”) established its 2nd APEC E-Commerce Business Alliance Expert Council (“Expert Council”). The ECBA Expert Council is comprised of 32 e-commerce experts from government, academia …

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Mar
09
2016

EDAA Launches New Mobile Principles at First Summit in Brussels

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At the EDAA Summit in Brussels, the European Digital Advertising Alliance announced new Mobile Principles to extend the EDAA Self Regulatory programme for Online Behavioural Advertising to the mobile environment. Broadly, this move aligns the EDAA with its partner organization in the U.S., the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA), who released Mobile Guidelines to amend its principles …

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Mar
09
2016

TRUSTe Assessment Manager Product Series – Part 3

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With the 2.0 release of Assessment Manager, TRUSTe now provides the privacy office with even more control over its privacy program. From the comprehensive privacy dashboard to management of privacy remediation action plans, this five part blog series will highlight the latest updates. Part 3 – Answering the Privacy assessment via Assessment Manager One of …

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Mar
08
2016

March Spotlight: GDPR Accountability, Reviewing TRUSTe-IAPP Research Findings

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Taylor Wessing EU Data Protection Conference March 9 Menlo Park Taylor Wessing’s International Data Protection team is hosting their inaugural US Data Protection Conference this week looking at the latest developments in EU data protection law. This conference, led by Taylor Wessing’s experts from their US, UK, French, and German offices will provide attendees with a 360 degree …

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