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Digital Impact Grants 2018 Cycle Now Open!

Digital Impact Grants are back! Digital Impact is pleased to announce the opening of the 2018 cycle for our Digital Impact Grants program to advance the use of digital data and infrastructure for social good, and to support better data-informed decision making in philanthropy (particularly individual giving) and in the social sector writ large. Launched in 2016 […]

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Does the GDPR Apply to Me?

According to recent reports on GDPR preparedness, many companies residing outside the EU think the new regulation doesn’t apply to them. Lynn Labieniec, CEO of the digital design firm Beaconfire RED, explains in her GDPR blog series why all organizations, including those in the U.S., should assess their data processes to know for sure if the GDPR […]

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Data Processor or Data Controller: What Am I and Why Does It Matter?

What is a data processor, what is a data controller, and what are their duties under the GDPR? To help professionals fully understand their obligations and promote good practice, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) prepared a 20-page guidance on the differences and governance implications of the two vital roles. “As information systems and business models become […]

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Are You Ready for the GDPR?

Designed by Auth0 and Cordery Compliance, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Readiness Assessment helps organizations prepare for the new regulation by measuring their level of readiness and recommending areas of focus. Contact information is required to view a personalized results report. Learn more about the GDPR and sign up to receive updates at digitalimpact.org/gdpr.

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Preparing for GDPR and Data Protection Reform

The National Council for Voluntary Organizations (NCVO) adapted a 12-point plan from the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) guidance on GDPR, helping organizations that process personal data to effectively handle impact assessments, data breaches, subject access requests, privacy notices, and more. Learn more about the GDPR and sign up to receive updates at digitalimpact.org/gdpr.

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Check or Mate? Strategic Privacy by Design

This white paper by Enterprivacy Consulting Group’s Jason Cronk, CIPP/US, explains privacy by design (PbD) in a way that’s accessible to even the least technical among us. Cronk details his strategic approach to PbD, framed in part by thinking of the strategies required in a game of chess, along with two practical scenarios. Learn more […]

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MailChimp Prepares Users for the GDPR

MailChimp released a guide in 2017 highlighting its GDPR compliance efforts. Now, the marketing platform is building a suite of tools (released in April) that will help its customers comply with the regulation’s new requirements. In March, MailChimp General Counsel Scott Culpepper outlined a number of important GDPR-related updates coming to MailChimp accounts. Learn more […]

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GDPR Interactive Whiteboard

TeachPrivacy Founder Daniel Solove created a visual summary and 5-minute training module to raise awareness and teach the basics of GDPR. Made expressly for the office context, the GDPR Interactive Whiteboard captures key points of the new regulation with brief narration and engaging visuals. Learn more about the GDPR and sign up to receive updates at […]

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GDPR Guidance for Developers

In May of 2018, a major upgrade to Europe’s overarching data protection framework becomes enforceable. In this article published by Smashing Magazine, Glasgow-based digital law specialist Heather Burns tells developers what they need to know about the new data protection regime. Learn more about the GDPR and sign up to receive updates at digitalimpact.org/gdpr. Image by […]

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ICO Guide to the GDPR

Made for those with a day-to-day responsibility for data protection, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) Guide to the GDPR explains the provisions of the regulation to help organizations comply with its requirements. ICO, the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, has also produced a number of tools to […]

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