Privacy Ref focuses on aligning privacy practices with clients' organizational and operational goals. We design and implement data privacy programs or enhance existing ones, drawing on our experience and industry best practices. Privacy Ref consultants develop custom privacy programs unique to your business needs. Privacy Ref offers one of the most cost-effective approaches to addressing privacy requirements.

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"Their competency in understanding the whole realm of privacy, then working with other staff members has been very helpful and gives us confidence that we are meeting the requirements not only of GDPR, but California, Canada, China … as well as any new ones that arise in the future"

-- TechSmith’s CFO.

U.S. Private-Sector Privacy (CIPP/US)

Mar 9, 2020 -
Mar 10, 2020
$2195.00
Houston, TX
Led by Linda Brust
U.S. Private-Sector Privacy provides an overview of data protection laws and regulations in the U.S and an understanding o...

Quarterly Data Breach Review

Mar 17, 2020
1:00 PM Edt - 2:00 PM Edt
Free
Livecast
Led by Ben Siegel
Once a quarter, we will review several recent breaches, discussing what happened and how it could have been prevented.

CCPA Compliance Whirlwind Continues

Proposed Regulations modifications are released While the struggle of getting ready for the CCPA con...tinues, the media has reported mixed results of organizations responding to Consumer Rights requests. Reportedly, some organizations are responding with too much information and some with too littl...

U.S. Privacy Officer Readiness (CIPP/US + CIPM)

Mar 23, 2020 -
Mar 26, 2020
$4090.00
Delray Beach, FL
Led by Bob Siegel
Only 4 seats remaining!
This class provides participants with all the necessary information to develop and operate a privacy program focused on th...

U.S. Private-Sector Privacy (CIPP/US)

Mar 23, 2020 -
Mar 24, 2020
$2195.00
Delray Beach, FL
Led by Bob Siegel
Only 4 seats remaining!
U.S. Private-Sector Privacy provides an overview of data protection laws and regulations in the U.S and an understanding o...

Privacy Program Management (CIPM)

Mar 25, 2020 -
Mar 26, 2020
$2195.00
Delray Beach, FL
Led by Bob Siegel
Privacy Program Management teaches you how to create and manage a privacy program. It gives you the tools to answer day-to...

Private: Privacy Quick Start Training

Apr 15, 2020
9:00 am EST. - 12:00 noon EST.
$125
Online
Led by Ben Siegel and Linda Brust
(Designed for non-privacy professionals that work with personal data and entry-level privacy professionals) Privacy issues...

For privacy, 2020 is not for hindsight

It has been an exciting few years for privacy. The passing and enforcement of new laws (such as CCPA... and GDPR) and modifications made to others have caused a flurry of activity across organizations of all sizes. Decisions have been made about how meeting the laws’ requirements by changing p...

U.S. Privacy Officer Readiness (CIPP/US + CIPM)

Apr 20, 2020 -
Apr 23, 2020
$4090.00
Delray Beach, FL
Led by Bob Siegel
This class provides participants with all the necessary information to develop and operate a privacy program focused on th...

U.S. Private-Sector Privacy (CIPP/US)

Apr 20, 2020 -
Apr 21, 2020
$2195.00
Delray Beach, FL
Led by Bob Siegel
U.S. Private-Sector Privacy provides an overview of data protection laws and regulations in the U.S and an understanding o...

CCPA and University Surveillance Apps

It’s the turn of a new decade and a new privacy law has gone into effect — the California Cons...umer Privacy Act or CCPA. A quick check with some of my fellow privacy pros on how many consumer information requests received at the end of the day on Jan. 1, puts retail at higher numbers […]

Privacy Program Management (CIPM)

Apr 22, 2020 -
Apr 23, 2020
$2195.00
Delray Beach, FL
Led by Bob Siegel
Privacy Program Management teaches you how to create and manage a privacy program. It gives you the tools to answer day-to...

The Empire Needs Privacy

It is 2020 now, and while the new year has a lot in store with regard to privacy, I want to take a l...ook back. In fact, I want to look way back, long, long ago. In a galaxy far, far away. That’s right, I found a reason to write about Star Wars and privacy. […]

Preparing for new privacy laws.

A true privacy professional will tell you that a privacy program doesn’t have a beginning or an endi...ng. Data privacy is an ever-evolving discipline, where liabilities and risks are incessant. New laws and amendments are continuously being introduced in the effort to improve personal data protecti...