1 Minute Quick Privacy Ref-ernces

If you have a moment take a look at our 1 minute videos to get caught up on the latest things going on in the privacy community. California Consumer Protection Act – Ben Siegel discusses the California Consumer Protection Act and how some of the advancing Amendments can drastically change t...

Fallout from a Fallout

It is often that a data breach reveals other issues that a business is experiencing, but it isn’t every day I see the opposite. When I heard about what was happening at Bethesda Softworks and their online game, I was interested immediately. The background on this is simple enough. Bethesda is a w...

Picking and Choosing Your Online Privacy

I’ll admit it. I am old enough that my younger adult days have not been recorded for all to access on the internet. Many of my generation – the X’ers – relish this lucky position when it comes to the intersection of life and the technological innovation time line. Not that the choice was mine, [&...

Cookie Walls and the Dutch DPA

In this video, Ben Siegel discusses his research on the Dutch Personal Data Authorities’ guidance, regarding cookie walls and freely given consent. A cookie wall is a notice from the website, informing the user about the use of cookies on the website. This is all without a reject option. In some ...

Consent Requirement

In this video, Ben Siegel advising on the requirements of consent according to GDPR. He will briefly discuss the 4 requirements that must be met in order to process personal information legally. In this scenario trust me on this one. Ignorance won’t be bliss, being that it comes with heavy fines....

Privacy Compliance

In the video, Bob Siegel gives advice on developing an internal privacy compliance program and what that entails. Bob also answers how to accomplish that without draining your own labor resources, using different services and tools.

Privacy Program Mission Statements

In this video, Bob Siegel explains what a privacy program mission statement is, what it typically contains, and why it is important to your organization to have a clearly defined statement.

Protect Your Privacy Spring Cleaning

I’ll be honest, my blog idea was generated from an article about spring cleaning.  Let’s face it, lots of things could benefit from spring cleaning:  homes, cars, desk drawers… How about your inbox?  Maybe the ever-growing number of presentation drafts in your documents folder?  How about the fla...