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Study: Assessing and Mitigating Privacy Risk Starts at the Top

The verdict is in: The work of privacy is about more than simply complying with the law. As companies develop and issue new products and services that collect data or use data, they now know they must consider not just whether what they are doing is legal, but also whether what they are doing might lead to an adverse reaction down the road. That’s risk assessment, and with that comes risk mitigation. This summer, Bloomberg Law and the International Association of Privacy Professionals sought to... Read More

EU Cookie Audits: Are You Ready?

This joint TRUSTe-Fieldfisher whitepaper will help you to: understand the requirements of the EU Cookie Directive and how these have been implemented across different member states, gain an overview of latest enforcement actions see examples of best practice solutions, put in place a plan to ensure compliance, avoid costly warnings and fines and win the trust of European customers.Read Now (PDF 1.7M)... Read More

IAPP-EY Annual Privacy Governance Report 2015

Privacy is a thriving industry in rapid growth. Still nascent a decade ago, it now employs thousands of professionals with diverse backgrounds active across the gamut of organizational structures, from tech start ups through regulated banks and health care providers to government agencies, in the United States, Europe and around the globe. Yet there is still relatively little data about how the work of privacy is done. To that end, the International Association of Privacy Professionals and EY e... Read More

Comparison of China’s Preexisting Criminal Law to 9th Amendment

On August 29, 2015, China’s legislature amended the Criminal Law,  modifying and adding several provisions related to data privacy and cybersecurity. Covington Burling's Ashwin Kaja and Eric Carlson offer a comparison chart of the preexisting law with the amendments to become effective November 1.Read Now (PDF 165K)... Read More

The Law on Privacy and Data Protection in India

This paper from Stephen Mathias and Naqeeb Ahmed Kazia provides an overview of the law on privacy and data protection in India. More importantly, it deals with the statutory provision under which the Indian Government issued its privacy rules and examines how a multinational can comply with Indian privacy law.Read Now (PDF 454K)... Read More

Prudence the Privacy Pro Vol. 2 No. 5

Beware the disgruntled ex-employee! Prudence and Opt-Out show you how to make sure when they leave, your data stays. If you would like to download a pdf copy to print out and hang somewhere in your office, click here. ... Read More

Legal Briefing on Mexico DPA Sanction Against Banorte

This legal briefing by Isabel Davara, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPM, outlines the sanction handed down by Mexico's DPA to bank Banorte resulting in a fine of 32 million pesos (2 million USD) for violating the provisions of the Federal Law on Protection of Personal Data Held by Private and its regulations. It’s the largest fine the regulator has ever imposed for such a violation. Read Now (PDF 68K)... Read More

Intro-level Privacy Books

These reading recommendations from IAPP Privacy List subscribers and beyond are offered to help people new to the privacy profession get a leg up on what they need to know. Have one to add? Email Building a Privacy Program - A Practitioner's GuideEditor: Kirk Herath, CIPP/US, CIPP/GContributors: Lori L. Mininger, CIPP/C, CIPP/G, CIPT, CIPP/US; Rebecca Richards, CIPP/G ,CIPP/US; Dorene Stupski, CIPP/C, CIPP/US; Chris Zoladz, CIPP/G, CIPP/US (2011) Cyber Law in Mexi... Read More

Prudence the Privacy Pro Vol. 2 No. 4

Thinking about collecting more data on consumers, let Pru tell you how it's done. And done right. If you would like to download a pdf copy to print out and hang somewhere in your office, click here. ... Read More