You might be thinking, “But our policy generator has separate modules for the CCPA and GDPR.” This gets to a more important point: The disclosures required by data privacy laws aren’t just empty recitations of boilerplate language; they require a deep dive in your business’s current practices. Like the proverbial tip of the iceberg, they are the outward manifestation of a lot of behind-the-scenes work.
Here are just a few examples of the questions you may need to answer:
These kinds of analyses require a careful look at the day-to-day operations of your business and often involve multiple stakeholders (Marketing, HR, etc.). There are ways to streamline the process (learn more below), but you definitely can’t skip it.
Every new data privacy law since the GDPR has included the right for consumers to make certain requests regarding their information, such as deletion, access, or correction of data. While these requests may seem straightforward, in practice they can be quite complicated. In response to a deletion request, for example, you will have to consider:
Being able to handle these requests in a timely manner requires a lot of preparation and organization, much of which functions in tandem with the work you did to create your privacy disclosures. By completing all of the back-end preparation in advance, you can respond to a privacy request in a way that is compliant and also much more efficient.
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