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Feb
03
2015

Privacy Impact Assessments: Final Steps

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This post is part 4 of a 4 part series about Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs).  Every day, Internet users around the globe generate nearly 2.5 quintillion bytes of data. That number will only grow as connected devices become more ubiquitous and our world becomes even more connected. With all that data, companies need to ensure …

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Feb
02
2015

February Monthly Spotlight – Casual Connect, Privacy Insight Series and More!

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February 4-6 Casual Connect Conference Amsterdam TRUSTe’s Director of Global Communications, Eleanor Treharne-Jones will moderate a panel titled, “EU Data Protection Regulation Meets COPPA – Successfully Navigating Kids’ Privacy Regulations” from 1-1:50 in the Administratiezaal on the 2nd Level. Panelists will be Paul Gardner, Partner at Osborne Clark; Max Sorenson, Legal Counsel and Data Privacy …

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Jan
30
2015

End-of-Month Recap: What You Might Have Missed

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At the end of each month we’ll compile a list featuring some of the most informative and interesting privacy blog posts to let you know what topics are driving the privacy agenda this month. This month, the State of the Union address was big news for the privacy field as the president announced new privacy …

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Jan
29
2015

Data Privacy Day 2015 Recap

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TRUSTe was busy hosting, co-hosting and attending events around San Francisco for Data Privacy Day. These events brought out privacy experts, as well as those interested in learning more about privacy. Kicking-off Data Privacy Day was The Online Trust Alliance’s Data Privacy Town Hall Alliance event where TRUSTe CEO Chris Babel spoke about current privacy issues …

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Jan
28
2015

Meet TRUSTe: Kevin Trilli, VP Product

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Our latest series will introduce you to a new TRUSTe employee every week to give you an inside look at the talented, knowledgeable and friendly people who work at TRUSTe.  Name: Kevin Trilli Job title: VP Product How long have you worked at TRUSTe?: 6+ years (started in November ‘08) Describe your current role, how this has …

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Jan
28
2015

Data Privacy is a Major Concern for Consumers

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Consumers consider data privacy to be a hot button issue, according to responses from a recent survey. Despite increasing talk of regulation enforcement, best practices and self-regulatory measures, many consumers consider data privacy a concerning issue. The top concern is that companies will collect personal data and share that data with other companies (38 percent …

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Jan
27
2015

Privacy Impact Assessments: Creating a Data Map

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This post is part 3 of a 4 part series about Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs) that we will be posting weekly. Privacy officers, executives and project managers all benefit from PIA insights to ensure the privacy practices at their organizations are ethical and safe. There are a total of six steps when conducting a PIA. …

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Jan
27
2015

APEC Member Economies Unanimously Approve TRUSTe’s Renewal as Accountability Agent for Cross Border Privacy Rules System

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TRUSTe’s request for renewal as an Accountability Agent for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Cross Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) System has been unanimously approved by the 21 APEC member Economies. Being an Accountability Agent, TRUSTe will continue to review, certify, monitor and enforce the privacy practices of participating U.S.-based companies or subsidiaries to ensure compliance …

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