Tag Archives: IAPP

IAPP: ‘Sale’ Under CCPA May Not Be as Scary as You Think

As the effective date of the California Consumer Privacy Act looms closer, companies are grappling with the significance of the law and its definitions. One defined term in particular, “sale,” has sparked heated debate between industry and consumer advocates, and even within the legal profession. While much has been said about this term, more needs … Continue Reading

Privacy Shield Approaches 2,000 Participants; Review Scheduled for September

Nearly 2,000 organizations are now listed as self-certified to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield on the Department of Commerce’s (“Commerce”) Privacy Shield website.  Given current developments on both sides of the Atlantic, there are likely to be significant Privacy Shield developments in the coming months. EU Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová recently concluded her visit to the … Continue Reading

IAPP Privacy Academy: “Data Brokers Demystified”

The International Association of Privacy Professionals hosted its annual Privacy Academy, at which one panel, “Data Brokers Demystified,” specifically focused on regulation of the data-broker industry.  The panelists included Janis Kestenbaum from the Federal Trade Commission, Jennifer Glasgow from Acxiom, and Pam Dixon from the World Privacy Forum.  Emilio Cividanes from Venable also participated. Major … Continue Reading

New Rules for Autodialed Promotional Text Messages and Prerecorded Call Programs Come Into Effect Oct. 16

Last week, I spoke on a panel at the IAPP Privacy Academy about upcoming changes to FCC regulations governing the “prior express consent” requirement for, among other things, autodialed promotional text message and prerecorded call programs under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).  These changes will take effect next week, on October 16, 2013.  Some … Continue Reading

Covington’s Tielemans to IAPP Executive Committee

We are very pleased to announce that Jetty Tielemans, co-chair of Covington’s Global Privacy and Data Security practice group, has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (the “IAPP”).  Other members of the six-person committee include IAPP president and CEO, Trevor Hughes, and the chief privacy officers of Microsoft, … Continue Reading

Covington to Participate in Healthcare Privacy Panel

Next week, IAPP hosts its annual Global Privacy Summit in Washington, D.C.  Inside Privacy will be attending the event, which has attracted a number of significant stakeholders in years past and will provide a good opportunity to take the temperature of stakeholders on key privacy and data security issues. Those who are interested in health privacy may … Continue Reading