LONDON, Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- OneTrust, the largest and most widely used dedicated privacy management technology platform with 2,000 customers, including 200 of the Global 2,000, today launched PrivacyConnect 2019 and opened registration for 100+ PrivacyConnect workshops across 80+ global cities. PrivacyConnect is a global community of privacy and security professionals focused on tools and best practices to implement global privacy laws in practice, specifically the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Through free in-person events, ongoing webinars and an online community, PrivacyConnect enables practitioners to connect, share experiences and learn the latest regulatory requirements and implementation best practices.
PrivacyConnect workshops are free, local events focused on understanding regulatory requirements and how to implement in practice. New content for 2019 will dive deep into the pressing issues facing today's privacy and security professionals, including the CCPA, GDPR, vendor risk management, incident and breach response and more through practitioner-led sessions and interactive hands-on activities. Following events, practitioners can continue networking through local PrivacyConnect community chapters where privacy professionals can connect to share innovations, best practices and the latest in privacy.
In select cities, attendees can also attend the OneTrust Certification Program, a foundation in implementing the OneTrust privacy management tool. OneTrust will also host a monthly PrivacyConnect thought leadership webinar series presented by distinguished privacy innovators and OneTrust partners on top-of-mind privacy topics, including the CCPA.
Throughout 2018, OneTrust hosted 115+ PrivacyConnect workshops across the world, bringing together more than 5,000 privacy and security professionals. "The detail of the materials was very valuable and I loved the ability to get to know others," said a 2018 PrivacyConnect attendee. "This was great as a refresher and learned a couple new facts. I loved the interactive scenarios and the info on the CCPA," said another.
PrivacyConnect workshops will take place across 80+ global cities in 2019, including:
- Europe: Amsterdam*, Athens, Barcelona, Belfast, Berlin, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Cologne, Copenhagen, Dublin*, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hamburg, Helsinki, Lisbon, London*, Luxembourg, Madrid, Manchester, Milan, Munich, Oslo, Paris*, Prague, Rome, Stockholm, Stuttgart, Tallinn, Vienna, Warsaw and Zurich.
- North America: Atlanta*, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago*, Cleveland, Columbia (SC), Columbus, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Fayetteville, Houston, Indianapolis, Kansas City (KS), Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, Nashville, New York*, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, Raleigh, San Diego, San Francisco*, Seattle, St. Louis, Toronto, Victoria (BC) and Washington DC*.
- Asia Pacific: Adelaide, Auckland, Bangalore, Delhi, Hong Kong, Manila, Melbourne, Mumbai, Perth, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney* and Tokyo.
- Middle East: Abu Dhabi, Doha, Dubai and Tel Aviv.
*Denotes optional, day-two OneTrust Certification Program. Workshop attendees can earn 5 CPE credits and OneTrust Certification Program attendees can earn 7.25 CPE credits.
"We enhanced our PrivacyConnect content to focus on today's privacy and security challenges managing the CCPA, GDPR and other global privacy laws," said Kabir Barday, OneTrust CEO and Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP). "We'll dive deep into practitioner's most pressing issues, including the CCPA, US federal regulation, the global privacy landscape, vendor risk management, incident and breach response, and more. We look forward to connecting with privacy and security professionals across the globe and bringing them into the 5,000+ strong PrivacyConnect community."
To register for a PrivacyConnect workshop, webinar or the OneTrust Certification Program, visit PrivacyConnect.com. For additional information, or to request a live OneTrust Privacy Management Software demo, visit OneTrust.com or email Info@OneTrust.com.
PrivacyConnect is a global community of privacy and security professionals focused on tools and best practices to implement global privacy laws in practice, specifically the CCPA and GDPR. Through free, local events, ongoing webinars, and an online community, PrivacyConnect enables practitioners to connect, share experiences, and learn the latest regulatory requirements and implementation best practices. PrivacyConnect brings together thousands of privacy professionals across the globe throughout a 2019 global tour of 100+ events in 80+ international cities. To learn more and register for a free event or webinar, visit PrivacyConnect.com.
OneTrust is the largest and most widely used dedicated privacy management technology platform for compliance with global privacy laws. More than 2,000 customers, including 200 of the Global 2,000, use OneTrust to comply with global data privacy regulations across sectors and jurisdictions, including the EU GDPR, ePrivacy (Cookie Law), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and more. An additional 10,000 companies use OneTrust's technology through partnerships with organisations such as the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), the world's largest global information privacy community.
The comprehensive platform is based on a combination of intelligent scanning, regulator guidance-based questionnaires, automated workflows and developer plugins used together to automatically generate the record keeping required for an organisation to demonstrate compliance to regulators and auditors. The platform is enriched with content from hundreds of templates based on the world-class privacy research conducted by our 300+ in-house certified privacy professionals.
The software, available in 50+ languages, is backed by 40 awarded patents and can be deployed in either on the cloud or on-premise.
OneTrust helps organisations implement global privacy requirements, including Data Protection by Design and Default (PbD), Data Protection Impact Assessments (PIA/DPIA), Vendor Risk Management, Incident and Breach Management, Records of Processing (Data Mapping), Consent Management, Cookie Consent, Data Subject Rights, as well as demonstrating accountability and compliance.
PrivacyConnect, OneTrust's user community, hosts free workshops in 80+ international cities, and is attended by thousands of privacy professionals to share best practices.
PrivacyTECH, OneTrust's global user conference, occurs annually in London. OneTrust PrivacyTECH brings together privacy professionals to breakdown the latest technology innovations driving global privacy compliance.
OneTrust is co-headquartered in Atlanta, GA and in London, UK, with additional offices in Bangalore, Melbourne, Munich and Hong Kong. OneTrust is co-headquartered in Atlanta, GA and in London, UK, with additional offices in Bangalore, Melbourne, Munich and Hong Kong. The fast-growing team of privacy and technology experts surpasses 500 employees worldwide. To learn more, visit OneTrust.com.