January 24 – 28 is Data Privacy Week
According to the Pew Research Center, 79% of U.S. adults report being concerned about the way their data is being used by companies. Respecting consumers’ privacy is a smart strategy for enabling trust, maintaining a positive reputation, and growing your business.
This Data Privacy Week, take some time to review your organization’s data privacy program:
Conduct an assessment of your data collection practices and understand which privacy laws and regulations apply to your business.
Adopt a privacy framework to help manage risk by building privacy into your business.
Create a culture of privacy in your organization by educating your employees of their and your organization’s obligations to protecting personal information.
Data privacy laws at the domestic and international level are moving quicker than ever. Understanding data privacy requirements and how your business processes sensitive information is key to building an effective data privacy program and mitigating risk.
Read more: https://staysafeonline.org/data-privacy-week/