Data Governance

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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Data Privacy and Security: From Mandate to Mission

Lucy Bernholz moderates a discussion on how social sector organizations can utilize data while integrating responsible data governance into their culture.

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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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Responsible Data Community Talks ‘GDPR’

The Responsible Data (RD) community gathered in November to discuss the implications of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the European Union’s forthcoming regulation on data protection. Digital Impact contributor and FrontlineSMS CEO Sean McDonald joined other experts to share insights on the GDPR itself, as well as experiences preparing for its implementation. Follow our […]

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Data Review Boards: Facebook, Data Governance, and Trusts in Practice

This piece was originally published on Medium. This past weekend, years of advocacy and reporting from Carole Cadwalladr, Paul-Olivier Dehaye, and Max Schrems finally got its due on the front pages of the New York Times, the Guardian, and then, well, everywhere else. Without going into the minutiae, Cambridge Analytica, a voter manipulation firm, harvested the records […]

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Good Data Collaborative: Defining Responsible Data for Nonprofits

Podcast and Transcript: Experts discuss responsible data, power, and the role of data and ethics in the tech for good space.

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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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