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September 18, 2017 -

The Irish Data Protection Commissioner Issues New Guidance on Appropriate Qualifications for DPOs

The Irish Data Protection Commissioner Issues New Guidance on Appropriate Qualifications for DPOs The Irish Data Protection Commissioner recently [...]

September 15, 2017 -

Gartner Report: The Four Do’s and Don’ts of Implementing Your Privacy Program

Gartner Report: The Four Do’s and Don’ts of Implementing Your Privacy Program A privacy program is only as effective [...]

September 14, 2017 -

The Council of the European Union Issues Amendments to the Commission’s E-Privacy Regulation Proposal

The Council of the European Union Issues Amendments to the Commission’s E-Privacy Regulation Proposal The European Union has been [...]

September 12, 2017 -

OneTrust | IAPP Webinar – Operationalizing GDPR and Privacy by Design

OneTrust | IAPP Webinar – Operationalizing GDPR and Privacy by Design Join us for a free IAPP webinar, brought [...]

September 7, 2017 -

OneTrust GDPR Deep Dive Series Chapter 8: Remedies, Liability, and Penalties

OneTrust GDPR Deep Dive Series Chapter 8: Remedies, Liability, and Penalties Chapter 8 of the General Data Protection Regulation [...]

September 6, 2017 -

OneTrust Announces EU Regulator Guidance-Based Privacy Templates for GDPR Compliance

OneTrust Announces EU Regulator Guidance-Based Privacy Templates for GDPR Compliance LONDON – 7 September 2017 – OneTrust, a global leader [...]

September 6, 2017 -

Belgian DPA Publishes Template for Article 30 Records

Belgian DPA Publishes Template for Article 30 Records The Belgian Data Protection Authority (DPA) has published a template for [...]

September 1, 2017 -

Supreme Court of India Declares Privacy a Fundamental Right

Supreme Court of India Declares Privacy a Fundamental Right Last week, India’s Supreme Court unanimously ruled that individual privacy [...]

August 24, 2017 -

OneTrust GDPR Deep Dive Series Chapter 7: Cooperation and Consistency

OneTrust GDPR Deep Dive Series Chapter 7: Cooperation and Consistency Chapter 7 establishes the European Data Protection Board (EDPB), outlines [...]

August 10, 2017 -

CNIL Publishes Guidance on Incident Management and Notification

CNIL Publishes Guidance on Incident Management and Notification The French data protection authority (“the CNIL”) has published guidance on [...]

August 10, 2017 -

OneTrust GDPR Deep Dive Series Chapter 6: Independent Supervisory Authorities

OneTrust GDPR Deep Dive Series Chapter 6: Independent Supervisory Authorities Chapter 6 outlines the Member States’ requirements in the creation, [...]

August 9, 2017 -

OneTrust Announces SmartPrivacy Global Tour in 30 Cities and 14 Countries

LONDON, Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — OneTrust, a global leader in enterprise privacy management software, today announces 30 SmartPrivacy workshops across the United [...]

August 9, 2017 -

UK Government Publishes Statement of Intent for New Data Protection Bill

On Monday, the UK Department for Digital, Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) published a statement of intent for a [...]

August 4, 2017 -

The GDPR’s Impact on Marketing and Advertising

The GDPR’s Impact on Marketing and Advertising   When companies share customers’ personal information with third-parties, they’re helping brands [...]

July 27, 2017 -

OneTrust GDPR Deep Dive Series Chapter 5: Transfers of Personal Data to Third Countries or International Organisations

OneTrust GDPR Deep Dive Series Chapter 5: Transfers of Personal Data to Third Countries or International Organisations Chapter 5 [...]

July 25, 2017 -

Over 800 Amendments to e-Privacy Regulation Submitted by LIBE Committee

Last week, the LIBE Committee proposed over 800 amendments to the much-anticipated e-Privacy Regulation. The amendments are included in [...]

July 24, 2017 -

Norway Publishes Consultation Notes on Draft Personal Data Act

Norway Publishes Consultation Notes on Draft Personal Data Act Norway has published consultation notes on a new draft Personal [...]

July 20, 2017 -

EEA Adopts the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework

EEA Adopts the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework On July 7, the European Economic Area (EEA) – which consists of [...]

July 19, 2017 -

After Reference by Article 29 Working Party, ISO publishes ISO/IEC 29134:2017

After Reference by Article 29 Working Party, ISO publishes ISO/IEC 29134:2017 The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) recently published [...]

July 13, 2017 -

OneTrust GDPR Deep Dive Series: Chapter 4

OneTrust GDPR Deep Dive Series Chapter 4: Controller and Processor Chapter 4 of the GDPR not only contains the first [...]

July 10, 2017 -

Belgian DPA Guidance on GDPR Article 30 Records of Processing Requirements

Belgian DPA Guidance on GDPR Article 30 Records of Processing Requirements The Belgian Data Protection Authority (DPA) published guidance on carrying out [...]

July 6, 2017 -

WP29 Publishes Opinion on Data Processing at Work

The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) has issued Opinion 2/2017 on data processing at work (the “Opinion”). The Opinion [...]

June 29, 2017 -

OneTrust GDPR Deep Dive Series Chapter 3: Rights of the Data Subject

OneTrust GDPR Deep Dive Series Chapter 3: Rights of the Data Subject One of the most important goals of the GDPR is to protect [...]

June 28, 2017 -

Recap of IAPP | OneTrust Webinar – GDPR Expert Panel: Lessons Learned on How to Tackle Article 30

Recap of IAPP | OneTrust Webinar – GDPR Expert Panel: Lessons Learned on How to Tackle Article 30 Click [...]

June 23, 2017 -

UK Information Commissioner’s Office Publishes Revised Subject Access Code of Practice

UK Information Commissioner’s Office Publishes Revised Subject Access Code of Practice The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has published [...]

June 21, 2017 -

OneTrust Featured in Ovum’s On The Radar Report

OneTrust Featured in Ovum’s On The Radar Report Download Ovum’s On The Radar Report about OneTrust here. Introduction New legislative instruments [...]

June 16, 2017 -

ePrivacy Regulation Draft Report Released By LIBE Committee

ePrivacy Regulation Draft Report Released By LIBE Committee On June 9, the European Parliament’s LIBE Committee (Civil Liberties, Justice [...]

June 15, 2017 -

OneTrust GDPR Deep Dive Series: Chapter 2

OneTrust GDPR Deep Dive Series Chapter 2: Principles Chapter 2 outlines basic principles and provides information to help companies prepare [...]

June 13, 2017 -

Germany Approves New Federal Data Protection Act

Germany Approves New Federal Data Protection Act Germany’s Federal Assembly has approved the new Federal Data Protection Act with [...]

June 9, 2017 -

Legitimate Interests: Italian DPA Issues Decision and CIPL Provides Recommendations

Legitimate Interests: Italian DPA Issues Decision and CIPL Provides Recommendations As the countdown to GDPR continues, it is becoming [...]

June 1, 2017 -

Introducing the OneTrust GDPR Deep Dive Series

Introducing the OneTrust GDPR Deep Dive Series The one-year countdown to GDPR started last week. To mark the occasion, OneTrust [...]

May 23, 2017 -

Sweden’s Data Protection Commission Publishes Report on Adapting to the GDPR

Sweden’s Data Protection Commission Publishes Report on Adapting to the GDPR In February 2016, the Swedish Government tasked a [...]

May 22, 2017 -

Austrian Parliament Publishes Draft Data Protection Adjustment Act

Austrian Parliament Publishes Draft Data Protection Adjustment Act The Austrian legislature has commenced a six-week consultation process for a [...]

May 19, 2017 -

New June Dates Announced for SmartPrivacy Workshop Tour 2017

New June Dates Announced for SmartPrivacy Workshop Tour 2017 7 Cities | 4 Countries Save Your Seat Today Join us for [...]

May 16, 2017 -

Article 29 Working Party Opinion on the Proposed EU ePrivacy Regulation

Article 29 Working Party Opinion on the Proposed EU ePrivacy Regulation The Article 29 Working Party (WP29) has released [...]

May 12, 2017 -

German DPA Releases English Translation of the Standard Data Protection Model

German DPA Releases English Translation of the Standard Data Protection Model A German data protection authority (DPA) has published [...]

May 11, 2017 -

Allianz Selects OneTrust Software for GDPR Accountability and Compliance

Allianz Selects OneTrust Software for GDPR Accountability and Compliance OneTrust, the leading enterprise privacy management software used by over [...]

May 9, 2017 -

German Parliament Passes New Federal Data Protection Act in Preparation for GDPR

German Parliament Passes New Federal Data Protection Act in Preparation for GDPR The German Parliament has passed a new [...]

May 5, 2017 -

Italian DPA Issues Guide for the Application of the GDPR

Italian DPA Issues Guide for the Application of the GDPR On April 28, 2017, the Garante (Italian data protection [...]

April 27, 2017 -

Dutch DPA Offers 10-Step Plan for GDPR Readiness

Dutch DPA Offers 10-Step Plan for GDPR Readiness The Dutch DPA recently published a 10-step plan to help organizations [...]

April 19, 2017 -

OneTrust Joins RSA® Ready Technology Partner Program

OneTrust Joins RSA® Ready Technology Partner Program Interoperable Solution with RSA Archer® GRC Platform Offers Enterprises EU GDPR Management [...]

April 18, 2017 -

IAPP Announces Data Mapping Automation Powered by OneTrust

IAPP Announces Data Mapping Automation Tool Powered by OneTrust Free for IAPP Members to systematically inventory and update personal [...]

April 14, 2017 -

Article 29 Working Party (WP29) Guidelines on Data Protection Impact Assessments

Article 29 Working Party (WP29) Guidelines on Data Protection Impact Assessments The Article 29 Working Party adopted on 4 [...]

March 24, 2017 -

OneTrust | IAPP Webinar – Data Mapping & Article 30: How to Scale in Practice

OneTrust | IAPP Webinar – Data Mapping & Article 30: How to Scale in Practice Good data governance means [...]

March 21, 2017 -

Introducing SmartPrivacy Local Workshops by OneTrust

Introducing SmartPrivacy Local Workshops by OneTrust The OneTrust team is excited to announce SmartPrivacy, a practitioner focused, half-day local workshop [...]

March 17, 2017 -

CNIL Six-Step Guide to GDPR Preparation

CNIL Six-Step Guide to GDPR Preparation The Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL), the French data protection [...]

March 14, 2017 -

IAPP Launches EU Cookie Compliance Tool Powered by OneTrust

IAPP Launches EU Cookie Compliance Tool Powered by OneTrust Free for IAPP Members to automate website scanning, cookie policy [...]

March 13, 2017 -

GDPR Consent Guidance Published by the UK ICO

GDPR Consent Guidance Published by the UK ICO The United Kingdom Information Commissioner’s Office (UK ICO) released guidance on [...]

February 22, 2017 -

Nobody Likes Cookie Pop-Ups: Browser-Based Consent and the ePrivacy Regulation

Nobody Likes Cookie Pop-Ups: Browser-Based Consent and the ePrivacy Regulation The ePrivacy Regulation proposals have been made public for a [...]

February 14, 2017 -

Spanish Data Protection Authority Publishes GDPR Guides for Spanish SMEs

Spanish Data Protection Authority Publishes GDPR Guides for Spanish SMEs The Spanish Data Protection Authority – Agencia Española de [...]

January 31, 2017 -

How GDPR Compliance Can Save You Money

How GDPR Compliance Can Save You Money As January comes to a close, reality begins to sink in that [...]

January 26, 2017 -

The Future of EU Cookie Compliance Webinar Recording

The Future of EU Cookie Compliance Webinar Recording Presented by OneTrust Speakers Jonathan Kaley-Isley, Global Head of Privacy & [...]

January 18, 2017 -

Register for OneTrust The Future of EU Cookie Compliance Webinar

Register for OneTrust The Future of EU Cookie Compliance Webinar Reminder to register for our webinar tomorrow to learn [...]

January 17, 2017 -

NIST Turns FIPPS into Concrete Privacy Objectives and Risk Model for Federal Agencies

NIST Turns FIPPS into Concrete Privacy Objectives and Risk Model for Federal Agencies Geared towards information systems engineers, the [...]

January 12, 2017 -

Belgian DPA Seeks Public Comments on DPIA Draft Recommendation

Belgian DPA Seeks Public Comments on DPIA Draft Recommendation As the Belgian DPA (Commission de la protection de la [...]

January 10, 2017 -

Register to Attend New EU ePrivacy Regulation Webinar

Register to Attend New EU ePrivacy Regulation Webinar With the release of the new ePrivacy Regulation, we invite you to [...]

December 29, 2016 -

The Future of EU Cookie Compliance White Paper

The Future of EU Cookie Compliance White Paper Two weeks ago, we published a blog post that highlighted some of the [...]

December 27, 2016 -

#5QsforCPOs: Andrea White – Chief Compliance Counsel and Privacy Officer @ Toyota

#5QsforCPOs: Andrea White – Chief Compliance Counsel and Privacy Officer @ Toyota In our #5QsForCPOs blog series, OneTrust conducts [...]

December 20, 2016 -

Data Inventory and Mapping Webinar Recording

Data Inventory and Mapping Webinar Recording Presented by: IAPP & OneTrust In this webinar, we discussed: Why data mapping [...]

December 20, 2016 -

Interactive Toys Violate Children’s Privacy Rights

Interactive Toys Violate Children’s Privacy Rights Back in September, four major toy companies were fined for violating COPPA laws. [...]

December 16, 2016 -

WP29 Releases GDPR Implementation Guidelines and FAQs

WP29 Releases GDPR Implementation Guidelines and FAQs Coming at the heels of the EU ePrivacy Regulation leak, the Article [...]

December 14, 2016 -

Draft of the EU ePrivacy Regulation Leaked

Draft of the EU ePrivacy Regulation Leaked A draft of the proposed legislation to replace the outdated EU ePrivacy [...]

December 7, 2016 -

OneTrust Launches U.S. Federal Agency PIA Templates for IAPP Members

OneTrust Launches U.S. Federal Agency PIA Templates for IAPP Members New privacy assessment templates to support U.S. federal agency [...]

November 30, 2016 -

GDPR Compliance Means Cookie Notices Must Change

GDPR Compliance Means Cookie Notices Must Change You’re probably one of those people who ticked the cookie law box ages [...]

November 22, 2016 -

Cellphone Privacy Risks in America

Cellphone Privacy Risks in America “Privacy is central to every major issue of our time, from immigration and reproductive [...]

November 15, 2016 -

EU Businesses Aren’t Just Unprepared for GDPR… They’re Underpreparing

EU Businesses Aren’t Just Unprepared for GDPR… They’re Underpreparing Computing UK conducted a study in February 2016 that revealed [...]

November 8, 2016 -

IAPP Launches EU Data Transfer Kit Powered by OneTrust

Complimentary IAPP & OneTrust platform supports compliance with data transfer regulations: GDPR, Privacy Shield and BCR ATLANTA, Nov. 9, [...]

November 1, 2016 -

Brexit and The Cookie Law

Brexit and The Cookie Law As the world now knows, the UK has voted to leave the EU, so [...]

October 27, 2016 -

Can Data Science Transform UK Governance Without Violating Privacy Rights?

Can Data Science Transform UK Governance Without Violating Privacy Rights? As Parliament begins hearings for the proposed Digital Economy [...]

October 25, 2016 -

Ann Cavoukian Founds New Privacy Council: GPSbyDesign

Ann Cavoukian Founds New Privacy Council: GPSbyDesign Last week, Ann Cavoukian – one of our trusted advisors and creator [...]

October 20, 2016 -

Facebook Is The Latest, But Many Companies Are Slow To Adopt Privacy Shield

Facebook Is The Latest, But Many Companies Are Slow To Adopt Privacy Shield Last week, Facebook quietly adopted Privacy [...]

October 18, 2016 -

How Sharenting Violates Children’s Privacy Rights

How Sharenting Violates Children’s Privacy Rights This year marks the 10th anniversary of Facebook and Twitter: perhaps the two strongest social [...]

October 13, 2016 -

The Hospitality Industry Stores More Personal Data Than Any Other Industry

The Hospitality Industry Stores More Personal Data Than Any Other Industry While virtually all businesses that use computer systems [...]

October 11, 2016 -

Privacy Compliance with Big Data Systems

Privacy Compliance with Big Data Systems Privacy policies are overly complicated. It’s as if they’ve been written by lawyers, [...]

October 6, 2016 -

Voting Online Would Mean Giving Up Your Legal Right to Privacy

Voting Online Would Mean Giving Up Your Legal Right to Privacy The right to an anonymous vote is a [...]

October 4, 2016 -

OneTrust Adds Dr. Alexander Dix to Advisory Board

OneTrust Adds Dr. Alexander Dix to Advisory Board OneTrust Welcomes Influential European Data Protection Veteran, Dr. Alexander Dix, to [...]

October 3, 2016 -

Can Payments Companies Monetize Data and Still Comply with GDPR?

Can Payments Companies Monetize Data and Still Comply with GDPR? A growing trend among payment service providers is identifying [...]

September 30, 2016 -

Snap Inc. Displays Commitment to Privacy By Design With New Wearable

Snap Inc. Displays Commitment to Privacy By Design With New Wearable Last week, Snap Inc. (the new business parent [...]

September 29, 2016 -

How GDPR Applies to Charities and NPOs

How GDPR Applies to Charities and NPOs Between fundraising, events, and charitable giving, non-profit organizations (NPOs) collect a ton of [...]

September 27, 2016 -

OneTrust Listed in Three Independent 2016 Gartner Hype Cycle Assessments

OneTrust Listed in Three Independent 2016 Gartner Hype Cycle Assessments ATLANTA, Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — OneTrust, the leading software platform [...]

September 27, 2016 -

GDPR Will Require Accountability Through Privacy and Security by Design

GDPR Will Require Accountability Through Privacy and Security by Design PRIPARE defines Privacy by Design a few different ways: [...]

September 26, 2016 -

Concept of a Privacy Threshold Assessment

Concept of a Privacy Threshold Assessment PTA Overview Privacy Impact Assessments/Analyses (PTAs) are an important aspect of privacy compliance [...]

September 23, 2016 -

#5QsforCPOs: Pat Manzo – EVP, Global Customer Service & Chief Privacy Officer @ Monster

#5QsforCPOs: Pat Manzo – EVP, Global Customer Service & Chief Privacy Officer @ Monster In our #5QsForCPOs blog series, [...]

September 22, 2016 -

Variances in Privacy Terminology Due to “Legal Speak”

  Variances in Privacy Terminology Due to “Legal Speak” Privacy terminology not only differs in each country, but it [...]

September 20, 2016 -

Privacy Pros Are Losing Their Minds Over Smart Billboards

Privacy Pros Are Losing Their Minds Over Smart Billboards It wasn’t long ago that digital consumers were baffled by [...]

September 15, 2016 -

Snowden Movie Review + Live Q&A

  Snowden Movie Review + Live Q&A Laura Poitras’ Citizenfour, a documentary recount of Edward Snowden’s 2013 whistleblowing exploits, endured [...]

September 14, 2016 -

IAPP Launches Comprehensive PIA Platform Powered by OneTrust

IAPP Launches Comprehensive PIA Platform Powered by OneTrust Free, online platform to support GDPR compliance for multinational organizations ATLANTA, [...]

September 13, 2016 -

OneTrust Acquires Optanon, Website Auditing and Cookie Compliance Solution

OneTrust Acquires Optanon, Website Auditing and Cookie Compliance Solution Expands International Presence with Optanon acquisition ATLANTA, Sept. 13, 2016 [...]

September 9, 2016 -

Challenging Aspects of Privacy Shield

Challenging Aspects of Privacy Shield Now more than a month into Privacy Shield, the two most challenging aspects of [...]

September 8, 2016 -

5 Things You Should Know About GDPR – Video

5 Things You Should Know About GDPR – Video In a new video series from Bloomberg BNA, Managing Editor [...]

September 5, 2016 -

Privacy Shield Overview & Tentative Take-Up

Privacy Shield Overview & Tentative Take-Up   A little over a month into Privacy Shield, and the data transfer [...]

September 1, 2016 -

Agents Don’t Fully Understand Cyber Insurance

Agents Don’t Fully Understand Cyber Insurance Eduard Goodman, Chief Privacy Officer of identity theft protection firm, IDT911, recently discussed [...]

August 30, 2016 -

Privacy Risks with DNA Test Kits

Privacy Risks with DNA Test Kits As our society continues to innovate, we find ourselves longing to know more [...]

August 30, 2016 -

OneTrust Announces New Advisory Board

Privacy by Design creator Cavoukian, among the greatest minds in privacy, serving on OneTrust Advisory Board Ann Cavoukian, Jules [...]

August 24, 2016 -

Kroger Updates Privacy Policy in Video Format

Kroger Updates Privacy Policy in Video Format Fortune 500 grocery store giant, Kroger, sent automated emails to its Kroger [...]

August 15, 2016 -

GDPR and Operational Reform

GDPR and Operational Reform Data Protection was once the siloed concern of a company’s privacy team, but GDPR’s imminence [...]

August 13, 2016 -

Gender Equality in the Privacy Industry

Gender Equality in the Privacy Industry A 2015 IAPP Salary & Governance Survey revealed that in the privacy field [...]

August 10, 2016 -

How Brexit Will Impact UK GDPR Compliance

How Brexit Will Impact UK GDPR Compliance On June 23, U.K. citizens approved Article 50, a Brexit from the [...]

August 10, 2016 -

One Week Into Privacy Shield

  One week into the new Privacy Shield program, and companies have slowly begun to assimilate –– submitting self-certification as [...]

August 9, 2016 -

Pokémon Go Privacy Scandal

Pokémon Go Privacy Scandal Not even a month after the launch of the Pokémon Go augmented reality game app, a [...]