Tag: GDPR

Dropbox Offers Insight on GDPR

Dropbox’s new GDPR guidance center offers insight and practical steps for organizations as they prepare for compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. Resources include a privacy and data protection white paper. Learn more about the GDPR and sign up to receive updates at digitalimpact.org/gdpr.

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Stripe Guide to the GDPR

Stripe, an online payments app published a guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which can also apply to organizations located outside the EU. In the guide, privacy and antitrust attorney Sára Gabriella Hoffman writes, “This guide aims to help users understand the GDPR’s widespread consequences, the opportunity it affords to improve data processing […]

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Salesforce Releases ‘Four Steps to GDPR Readiness’

Salesforce recently shared the First Four Steps to GDPR Readiness, which are meant to help facilitate compliance by removing roadblocks. In addition, the CRM platform says it intends to provide its users with “transparency and control of their customer data to accelerate compliance with regulations like the GDPR.” Meanwhile, Heroku, which specializes in app delivery […]

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Google on Data Compliance and the GDPR

Nonprofits using Google Apps to run their operations or shared applications like Google Docs or Sheets to manage their workflows are encouraged to learn more about Google compliance, including how the data giant prepares for applicable data protection laws. In March, CIO Dive reported on Google’s recent user consent policy update for publishers in preparation […]

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Twitter for Business FAQ and GDPR

The Twitter for Business FAQ covers the social network’s approach to the GDPR, including how it complies with the legal requirements for transferring data. The FAQ explains how Twitter is both data controller and data processor, activities for which it says will be updated and made available prior to the May 25th deadline. Learn more […]

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MailChimp Releases GDPR Tools

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) requires consent from contacts that is freely given, specific, informed and unambiguous. Organizations are also expected to clearly explain how they plan to use their contacts’ personal data. MailChimp’s guide on collecting consent with GDPR forms explains how signup forms can help its users comply with the new data […]

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Constant Contact Guide to the GDPR

A new guide released by Constant Contact covers what its users need to know about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), what they need to be aware of going forward, and how the new law affects them. The guide isn’t a full analysis of how the regulation may apply to individuals, but instead gives a […]

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WordPress GDPR Compliance Tools

WordPress announced it is creating a comprehensive core policy, plugin guidelines, privacy tools and documentation on GDPR compliance for self-hosted sites using WordPress.org. WordPress.com websites can find more information about the law as well as plans for GDPR implementation for WordPress.com developer, Automattic, here. WordPress developers joined a WP watercooler podcast and “deep dive” follow-up discussion in […]

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Can ICANN Bring WHOIS into line with GDPR?

The following is a paraphrased excerpt of an article published by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) on April 4, 2018. In February, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) published a new temporary model for WHOIS that substantially modifies the philosophy of the service. WHOIS lists the names and contact details […]

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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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