Bang for your privacy compliance spend buck.

For every $1 an organization spends on privacy compliance, they receive a $2.70 return on investment, finds a recent survey conducted by Cisco.

The study also found that the more mature privacy programs were seeing much better ROI. Companies that had scores above four on a scale of

Say what you do (yes, really).
Do what you say.
In an academic study published last year, researchers created a tool that analyzed the language used in the privacy policies of 11,430 Play Store apps. They found that 14.2% (1,618 apps) contained a privacy policy with logical contradicting statements about data collection.
Examples include privacy

Privacy notices should be a “man for all seasons,” write Cameron Kerry and Caitlin Chin of The Brookings Institution.

“The most detailed and honest privacy disclosure could be a silver bullet of transparency for regulators but utterly useless for the majority of consumers.” Therefore, they should multiple formats and contexts.

  • a detailed version for the

A web developer study shows that when a cookie banner allows users to refuse cookies, 50 percent of users choose this option and subsequently refuse all third-party services.

However, when this choice is not available, we end up with a cookie acceptance rate between 90 and 98 percent via site users clicking the “I accept”

“Privacy policies … have evolved from … largely factual statements to become, nowadays, either long, verbose and impenetrable legalese, or else vague and soothing PR exercises. Either approach places the burden on the individual to understand complex data practices and act rationally in her own best interests.”  says European Data Protection Supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli.

“Transparency

By Kristina Neff Burland

On April 16, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) released a new Risk Alert that identifies common compliance issues facing investment advisers and broker-dealers with respect to the privacy notice and safeguard policy requirements of Regulation S-P. The Risk Alert aggregates common compliance issues

In the age of digitization, personal information your business holds about your customers (or your customers’ customers) has become a strategic enterprise asset and should be treated as such.

Privacy considerations should be incorporated into your go-to-market strategies.

Gartner with some tips:

  • Customer-facing policies and communications should clearly explain what information is collected and why,

Registration for the Privacy Summit is open.

Fox Rothschild’s Minneapolis Privacy Summit on November 8 will explore key cybersecurity issues and compliance questions facing company decision-makers. This free event will feature an impressive array of panelists drawn from cybersecurity leaders in major industries, experienced regulatory and compliance professionals and the Chief

On March 15, Fox Rothschild partner Scott Vernick will participate in a panel discussion on Developments in Data Privacy & Security as part of the 2017 Argyle Chief Legal Officer Leadership Forum. The Forum will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Convene Conference Center at 730 3rd Ave in New York