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Getting Your Standard Contractual Clauses in Gear View More

Getting Your Standard Contractual Clauses in Gear

Standard Contractual Clauses  As summer begins, many companies doing business in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) and the United Kingdom (“UK”) are scrambling to update their Standard Contractual Clauses (“SCCs”). This is the result of...

Standard Contractual Clauses Remediation Services View More

Standard Contractual Clauses Remediation Services

Advisori can assist your company in updating its existing Standard Contractual Clauses ("SCCs"). It's difficult to find the right resources for the job, from experienced privacy attorneys to contract managers. As a result, we have...

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CPRA – Let’s Get You There

If your company transacts business with residents of the State of California, you have likely heard a lot about California’s Privacy Rights Act ("CPRA"). The CPRA is a legal evolution from California’s first privacy regulation,...

Smart technologies in your smartphone View More

Simplify Data Subject Access Request Fulfillment

Under EU law, and several state laws in the US, a data subject (a person) has the right to see the personal data a business has on her and to know how that business is...

Privacy Notices: What You Need to Know View More

Are you Getting Noticed?

Are You Getting Noticed? Privacy compliance obligations are becoming increasingly onerous on global and even US based companies. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is often seen as the gold standard of privacy...

Do you know your Data? Article 30: Records of Processing Activities (RoPA) View More

Do you know your Data? Article 30: Records of Processing Activities (RoPA)

The first pillar of a strong data protection/privacy program is an effective data discovery and classification capability. Bottom line is, you have to know your assets in order to properly protect them. In addition to...

European Flags in front of the European Commission Headquarters building in Brussels, Belgium, Europe View More

Schrems II Decision

This fall begins a new journey for businesses transferring personal data outside the European Economic Area (EEA). On June 4, 2021, the European Union’s executive branch, the European Commission (“EC”), released their highly anticipated new...

To DPO or not DPO: that is the question View More

To DPO or not DPO: that is the question

Businesses collecting and processing personal information are at extreme risk. The month of July 2021, was particularly concerning as Amazon was fined a record $886.6 million for allegedly violating the European Union’s General Data Protection...

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California Privacy Dreamin: Understanding the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA)

California citizens continue to demand privacy. On November 3, 2020, a majority of California voters approved Proposition 24, (“the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020”) or (the “CPRA”), further expanding California’s existing California Consumer Privacy...

Article 27 DPO View More

Got Representation?

Since the United Kingdom’s departure from the EU, ADVISORI has received multiple inquiries from UK based organizations regarding Brexit’s impact on the application of Article 27 of the General Data Protection Regulation. We offer this...

DPO Requirements View More

IAPP’s Data Protection Officer Requirements by Country Chart

Earlier this month, the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) released a chart outlining the necessity of a data protection officer (DPO), or that of a similar role, on a per-country basis, for organizations processing...

Zoom in on Your Data View More

Zoom in on Your Data

This past November, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), often referred to as “America’s top cop on the privacy beat,” entered into a settlement agreement with Wall Street darling Zoom Video Communications, Inc. The FTC set...

China's Privacy and Promise for Hospitality View More

China’s Privacy and Promise for Hospitality

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly wreaked economic havoc on the travel and tourism industry. Hospitality has been hit especially hard, resulting in catastrophic revenue loss, unparalleled hotel shutdowns, and employee furloughs and layoffs. Remarkably, China...

The Golden Rule of Hospitality Loyalty Programs – Know thy Data. View More

The Golden Rule of Hospitality Loyalty Programs – Know thy Data.

Today’s post-pandemic world has turned businesses upside down. The hospitality industry has been particularly hard hit, purportedly losing over $46 billion in room revenue since February1.  These financial losses have taken a real and substantial toll...

Privacy Shieldless View More

Privacy Shieldless

Following the Court of European Justice’s (CJEU) decision to invalidate the Privacy Shield and call on data protection authorities to use their enforcement powers, the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) issued a preliminary order directing...

Privacy Shield – Where do we go from here? View More

Privacy Shield – Where do we go from here?

The CJEU’s decision to end the Privacy Shield has left everyone wondering: What’s next? As of this writing, there are over 5,000 U.S. companies certified under the Privacy Shield framework, and many of them are...

CCPA - The cost of Compliance View More

CCPA – The cost of Compliance

CCPA: The cost of Compliance Since enaction, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) has had significant impacts on businesses worldwide as many struggle with compliance. In fact, the California Attorney General (AG) has already sent...

Privacy Shield Shattered View More

Privacy Shield Shattered

As now widely know, the European Union’s top court, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), invalidated the EU-US Privacy Shield in a landmark decision handed down on July 16, 2020, and further...

The Outsourced Data Protection Office View More

The Outsourced Data Protection Office

Even as companies grapple with the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing remains clear –  data privacy concerns abound and pandemic or not, businesses governed by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”...