Privacy Program Operations


Privacy Program Operations


Creating or further developing a privacy program is no simple thing. An effective and successful privacy program is built not just on knowledge of the relevant laws and how to comply with them, but also on proactive strategies, persuasion, political savvy, adaptability and a passion to get an exciting new organizational function up and running. This topic page offers tools, guidance and research to help you achieve your goal.

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Securing buy-in: Making the business case for data privacy

Building the case: Get buy-in to minimize data across your organization

Beyond setup: Key steps to continuous compliance in consent management

Building a privacy layer for AI

Understanding marketing privacy: Overlooked aspects, key questions and practical audits

Mastering the art of AI governance to unlock generative AI innovation

Universal consent: Building beyond cookie consent

Auditing consent: Essential strategies for improving consent compliance in 2024

Best practices for building and enforcing global retention schedules

3 steps to elevating your third-party risk management process

How to build a ROPA to fit business, privacy needs

Data Privacy Day: How privacy champions can build a privacy-centric culture

Prioritizing privacy to bolster trust in innovation

Taming the beast: 7 tips for privacy professionals to facilitate responses to DSARs, reduce risk and build trust

Foundations for an effective AI governance program

Building a modern data protection technology stack

Implications of the AI executive order for business

Five compliance best practices for a successful AI governance program

Evaluating the use of AI in privacy program operations

Privacy by design to evolve beyond compliance & enforce responsible use of data

Rethinking the role of CPOs: Prioritizing operationalizing privacy controls over legal expertise

Building effective AI through collaboration

From overlooked to optimized: Revolutionizing data-retention practices

Managing privacy in the era of generative AI

Privacy governance: A problem solved or an ongoing challenge?

The latest dimension of the global race for an AI governance framework

Managing downstream risks of ‘do not sell’ fulfillment

Launching an AI governance program? Start with your ‘why’

Getting companies to embrace a holistic data strategy (IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2023)

Weathering the storm: Building an effective privacy budget & proving ROI in 2023

Leveraging privacy governance for the responsible use of AI

Five ways to build a bulletproof PBD program with your security partners

Top issues to address when using automated employment decision-making tools

Unlawful data processing claims: An insurance perspective

The building blocks for managing privacy risks at Square Enix

State of the Customer Data Platform

Shifting to first-party data: Privacy pitfalls around consent and transparency

Taking your EU GDPR program across the pond

Privacy by Code: Filling the Gap in Your Privacy Programs

The Alignment Problem with “Sale of Data”

What Your Business Should Be Doing Now to Unlock Privacy Benefits

Data Lifecycle: The Privacy Path Less Chosen

Next Gen Privacy: Breathing life into your legacy inventory process

How to future-proof your privacy program

Redefining data mapping

Maximize your minimization and other takeaways from the FTC’s Drizly case

Automated Data Mapping That Charts the Course for Privacy and Beyond

Consumers say trust depends on transparency

Three Ways Privacy and Security Can Crush Third-Party Reviews – as Friends

Perfecting Privacy Practices

Privacy Metrics to Uplevel Your Privacy Program

Privacy with Microsoft Video Series

Consumer Perspectives on Data Privacy and Implications for Business Growth

Privacy: An organization’s responsibility for building trustworthy systems

Hiscox Cyber Readiness Report

Managing Privacy Risk and Safeguarding Personal Information

Running a privacy law-compliant inclusion and diversity data collection program globally

The Importance of Diversity in the Privacy Office: A U.S. Perspective

Assessing risk: Determining the appropriate risk flags for your privacy risk assessments

Risk of What? Setting Risk Priorities for Data Protection and Privacy

Data Retention: The Blind Spot in Your Privacy Program

Managing an explosion of customer data

Marketing and Consumer Experience Perspectives to Enhance Your Privacy Program

Ransomware: 5 critical tips for organizations

How To Build An Effective Privacy Engineering Team

2023 here we come: How to prepare your privacy program

Practical Tips for Building Your Privacy Operations

The Privacy Evolution: Enabling Trusted Data Use

Cisco – Security Outcomes Study

Measuring global diversity and inclusion: The art of the possible

Establishing Repeatable and Scalable Privacy Programs

Data privacy requests metrics: Lessons for your privacy program

PDPC – Guide to Developing a Data Protection Management Program

The Risk of ‘Dumpster Data’ Exposure and How to Prevent It

From Programs to Programmatic: New Mindsets & Methods for Privacy Challenges

A Practitioner Approach to Implementing Data Protection & Privacy by Design

Why Privacy Departments Hold the Key to Incident Response

What are the driving forces of a company’s privacy strategy in a constantly changing landscape?

Building a Resilient Privacy Program and Operation

Building a Next Generation Practice Leadership

Privacy KPIs: Showing the Business Your Privacy Management is Effective

ICO: Top tips for dealing with information access requests

ICO — Toolkit for organizations considering using data analytics

Effective management of cannabis consumer data risk

Privacy Metrics: Measuring Privacy Programs

The 7 Sins of Managing Data Privacy

D&I and Your Privacy Program: A Discussion on Intersectionality

A 360-Degree View of Enterprise-wide Privacy Risk

Privacy fatigue and how to combat it

OPC – Privacy Guide for Businesses

Privacy Leaders’ Views – The Impact of COVID-19 on Privacy Priorities, Practices and Programs

Benefits, Attributes and Habits of Mature Privacy and Data Protection Programs

The Skill Set Technologists Need to Implement a Privacy Risk Management Framework

From Microsoft’s CPO to Airbnb’s, his goals are the same

Building a Privacy Culture in Our Conflicted Age

Practical Primer on Privacy Preparedness

How to operationalize privacy by design

Embedding data ethics into your ‘culture of privacy’

Strategic Vendor Risk Management for Privacy Pros

How to leverage your existing privacy program to manage brand reputation risks

Checklist: Expedited Vendor Privacy and Security Assessment

How to Build a Culture of Privacy – Article Series

Building a culture of privacy: Legal compliance as a result, not a goal

The Skill Set Needed to Implement a Privacy Risk Management Framework

Measuring Privacy Operations

Building a long-lasting privacy program in an ever-changing regulatory landscape

Tool helps map out relevant privacy laws for organizations

Privacy Management Program Self-Assessment

How do organizations demonstrate a positive privacy impact?

How to drive effective privacy operations with functional requirements

Personal Data and the Organization: Stewardship and Strategy

A Guide to Privacy by Design

The Information Protection Blueprint: Ideas for Modern IT Security and Compliance

Privacy Compliance Meets IT

3 benefits for businesses to adopt PDS

Beyond a compliance mindset: How we communicate about privacy impacts our influence

Building a culture of privacy: Privacy as a strategic initiative

Study finds 93% of US citizens would switch to privacy-conscious organizations

Privacy Program Remediation to Incorporate Legacy Systems

Building a Privacy Culture: A Conversation with Privacy Program Managers

How to make responsibly sourced data the rule, not the exception

Building a culture of privacy: Be customer-centric

Applying the Positive-Sum Principle for Successful Privacy by Design Outcomes

They Did What? Top Privacy Mistakes To Watch Out For (and How To Avoid Them)

Must-Have Privacy Training Features for Your Team

Check or Mate? Strategic Privacy by Design

Benchmarking your Privacy Incident Management Program – Article Series

Deep Dive into the technology of corporate surveillance

Under Armour takes ‘honorable mention’ for building innovative privacy program

A lean approach to compliance: Minimum viable privacy program

For a Successful Privacy Program, Use these Three A’s – Article Series

How the C-Suite Should Talk About Cybersecurity – Article Series

Building a Privacy Program from Ground Zero

Building a Program that Provides Value – Article Series

Ten Steps to a Quality Privacy Program

Building a program? Better get your internal audit game right

Starting Up Privacy at a Startup – Article Series

Chief Privacy Officer: Sample Job Description