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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.

Certification Study Groups – CIPP/US

Dec 3, 2021
1:00 PM EST - 3:00 PM EST
$95
Online
Led by Bob Siegel
There are many ways to prepare for taking a certification exam from the International Association of Privacy Professionals...

Certification Study Group – CIPP/E

Dec 10, 2021
1:00 PM EST - 3:00 PM EST
$95
Online
Led by Benjamin Siegel
There are many ways to prepare for taking a certification exam from the International Association of Privacy Professionals...

Privacy Program Management (CIPM)

Dec 13, 2021 -
Dec 14, 2021
9:00 AM EST - 4:00 PM EST
$1995
Online or Nashua, NH
Led by Benjamin Siegel
Privacy Program Management teaches you how to create and manage a privacy program. It gives you the tools to answer day-to...

Is opt-out consent deceit?

Opt-out consent won’t be tolerated in negative option marketing, according to the FTC. Earlier this ...month, the Federal Trade Commission released guidance on negative option marketing considering existing laws, declaring opt-out consent unfair and deceptive. Automatic renewals, continuity plans, p...

Quarterly Data Breach Review

Dec 14, 2021
1:00 PM EST - 2:00 PM EST
Free
Online
Led by Benjamin Siegel
Once a quarter, we will review several recent breaches during our quarterly data breach webinar, discussing what happened ...

Certification Study Groups – CIPM

Dec 17, 2021
1:00 PM EST - 3:00 PM EST
$95
Online
Led by Benjamin Siegel
There are many ways to prepare for taking a certification exam from the International Association of Privacy Professionals...

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

Dec 20, 2021 -
Dec 23, 2021
9:00 AM EST - 4:00 PM EST (Full-Day)
$3690
Online or Delray Beach, FL
Led by Bob Siegel
Sold Out!
U.S. Privacy Officer Readiness (CIPP/US + CIPM) class provides participants with all the necessary information to develop ...

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

Dec 20, 2021 -
Dec 21, 2021
9:00 AM EST - 4:00 PM EST
$1995
Online or Delray Beach, FL
Led by Bob Siegel
Sold Out!
U.S. Private-Sector Privacy CIPP/US provides an overview of data protection laws and regulations in the U.S and an underst...

Privacy Program Management (CIPM)

Dec 22, 2021 -
Dec 23, 2021
9:00 AM EST - 4:00 PM EST
$1995
Online or Delray Beach, FL
Led by Bob Siegel
Only 4 seats remaining! Online still available.
Privacy Program Management teaches you how to create and manage a privacy program. It gives you the tools to answer day-to...

Privacy and the fixed vs. growth mindset

You might have heard of the “fixed mindset vs. growth mindset” psychology concept that h...elps students overcome failure and make progress in areas of weakness. I’m borrowing the concept and extending it here into the world of privacy because I can see it creating a more positive ...

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

Dec 28, 2021 -
Dec 29, 2021
9:00 AM EST - 4:00 PM EST
$1995
Online or Delray Beach, FL
Led by Bob Siegel
U.S. Private-Sector Privacy CIPP/US provides an overview of data protection laws and regulations in the U.S and an underst...

What’s New

With 2021 almost over, we have taken a look at our offerings at Privacy Ref and wanted to share what... we are working on. Training Training has begun picking up and we have seen an incredible response from participants. Privacy Ref has begun to offer in-person, instructor led training in our Delray...

Certification Study Groups – CIPP/US

Jan 5, 2022
1:00 PM EST - 3:00 PM EST
$95
Online
Led by Bob Siegel
There are many ways to prepare for taking a certification exam from the International Association of Privacy Professionals...

European Data Protection (CIPP/E)

Jan 10, 2022 -
Jan 11, 2022
9:00 AM EST - 4:00 PM EST
$1995
Online or Nashua, NH
Led by Benjamin Siegel
The European Data Protection (CIPP/E) encompasses pan-European and national data protection laws, key data protection term...

GDPR Privacy Officer Readiness (CIPP/E + CIPM)

Jan 10, 2022 -
Jan 13, 2022
9:00 AM EST - 4:00 PM EST
$3690
Online or Nashua, NH
Led by Benjamin Siegel
The GDPR Privacy Officer Readiness (CIPP/E + CIPM) course offers an understanding of European data protection laws (CIPP/E...

Can Regulations Promote Good Vibes?

1. Can regulations promote good vibes? The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)... posted last week about a new draft regulation from the Cyberspace Administration of China charging service providers who use recommendation algorithms to “disseminate positive energy.” The idea of...

Privacy Program Management (CIPM)

Jan 12, 2022 -
Jan 13, 2022
9:00 AM EST - 4:00 PM EST
$1995
Online or Nashua, NH
Led by Benjamin Siegel
Privacy Program Management teaches you how to create and manage a privacy program. It gives you the tools to answer day-to...

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

Jan 18, 2022 -
Jan 19, 2022
9:00 AM EST - 4:00 PM EST
$1995
Online or Delray Beach, FL
Led by Bob Siegel
U.S. Private-Sector Privacy CIPP/US provides an overview of data protection laws and regulations in the U.S and an underst...

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

Jan 18, 2022 -
Jan 21, 2022
9:00 AM EST - 4:00 PM EST (Full-Day)
$3690
Online or Delray Beach, FL
Led by Bob Siegel
U.S. Privacy Officer Readiness (CIPP/US + CIPM) class provides participants with all the necessary information to develop ...

Privacy Program Management (CIPM)

Jan 20, 2022 -
Jan 21, 2022
9:00 AM EST - 4:00 PM EST
$1995
Online or 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...

Certification Study Groups – CIPM

Jan 21, 2022
1:00 PM EST - 3:00 PM EST
$95
Online
Led by Benjamin Siegel
There are many ways to prepare for taking a certification exam from the International Association of Privacy Professionals...

Direct Marketing Consent Exemptions Globally

If you’ve ever received an email from a business and wondered how they got your information or when ...you signed up for emails, you were dealing with direct marketing communications. It might seem like a business is being tricky, but in many cases, it was actually their right to send you an unsolic...

Introduction to Privacy

Jan 28, 2022
1:00 PM EST - 3:00 PM EST
Free
Online
Led by Benjamin Siegel
Throughout your organization, you have individuals who are responsible for personal information. Regardless of their being...