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The Schellman Blog

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Privacy Assessments

By: CHRIS LIPPERT
December 14th, 2023

Since the introduction of the new Data Privacy Framework (DPF) on July 17, 2023, many have begun familiarizing themselves with its seven principles as they ready themselves to comply. However, the DPF also features 16 supplemental principles, two of which—regarding self-certification and verification—also cover particularly important topics.

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Privacy Assessments

By: Kathryn Young
September 27th, 2023

Generally, privacy impact assessments (PIAs) are defined as evaluation tools that help to better understand how information is gathered, used, maintained, and shared. It’s a formal analysis used to assess what privacy risks exist within the information processing activities that drive specific products and services.

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Privacy Assessments

By: CHRIS LIPPERT
July 18th, 2023

In news that’s excited the privacy industry worldwide—the EU – U.S. Data Privacy Framework (DPF) was announced on Monday, July 10, 2023, and took near immediate effect. This comes after months of review and public comment, but now, with the DPF functioning as a new adequacy mechanism under General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), organizations can once again transfer data under an adequacy decision if they adhere to and self-certify against the DPF.

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Privacy Assessments

By: CHRIS LIPPERT
December 15th, 2022

You’ve probably heard the classic idiom about “keeping up with the Joneses.” According to Miriam-Webster, it means “to show that one is as good as other people by getting what they have and doing what they do.” Generally, that’s usually meant people buying expensive cars or other things they can’t afford to try and maintain the same pace as their peers.

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Privacy Assessments | ISO Certifications

By: James Hunter
October 18th, 2022

If you’ve ever been in a car with someone who takes a speedbump anywhere above 10mph, at the time, you’ve probably thought, “didn’t you see that coming?!” Or maybe, “why didn’t they avoid that giant bump in the road?”

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Privacy Assessments

By: Mathieu Legendre
September 6th, 2022

Jamaican political activist, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator, Marcus Garvey, once said, “look for me in the whirlwind or the storm.”

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Privacy Assessments | SOC Examinations

By: RYAN BUCKNER
August 2nd, 2022

If you’ve ever dieted before, you know the temptation to add something extra to your meal—you know, something actually tasty, or just something else that you believe will satisfy a craving.

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