When your business receives a data subject request, verifying the identity of the requestor is a key first step. This step-by-step guide takes you through the pros and cons for different methods of subject request identity verification.
For newcomers, the world of data privacy can feel a little like alphabet soup. There are so many acronyms floating around the data privacy world that understanding which laws, activities, and concepts belong where is a real challenge.
Governments and citizens across the world are increasingly aware of the importance of data privacy. With the rise in awareness, authorities in many countries have drafted regulations and laws to protect their citizens on the internet. Other countries have laws in late stages of development.
The issue of privacy has found rare bipartisan support in the United States Senate. Ethyca CEO Cillian Kieran recently sat down for a conversation on the state of the US federal privacy conversation with Amie Stepanovich.
Privacy By Design is a key concept in the study of modern data privacy. It’s incorporated into the text of the GDPR as a core principle, and its influence is considerable across a number of data privacy laws worldwide.
The state of California has come up with a unique solution to deal with data privacy concerns of its citizens by including a “Do Not Sell My Personal Information” provision in the CCPA. This lets consumers deny or withdraw consent to businesses who might otherwise use their data for profit or research purposes
"Consent" is a fundamental part of processing user data. It has a special place at the heart of digital privacy theory. Given the importance of consent, it shouldn't be surprising that there's plenty of legal wrangling over how it's defined.