Why Email Shouldn’t be Used to Manage DSARs

Data Subjects Access Requests (DSARs) have been on the rise since the European Commission gave the nod to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). There are many things to consider when your company receives a DSAR, including verifying the requestor’s identity, reviewing the information requested, and redacting any information related to other people.  However, one…
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Steps Involved in a Data Subject Access Request (DSAR)

What is DSAR? With the advent of GDPR, a term DSAR was introduced. A Data Subject Access Request (DSAR) refers to a petition by a customer to an organization regarding personal data. DSARs give individuals the right to discover what kind of data an organization is holding about them, why the organization is holding that data, and…
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How to Establish Privacy Principles Within an Organization

Author: Ethan Heilig Collecting, using, and deleting personal data has recently been the subject of increased political and social scrutiny. Data collection has been at the centre of everything, from congressional hearings to Netflix documentaries. One result of this increased scrutiny is that the E.U. enacted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which took effect…
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IT Tech terms for DPOs

IT Terminology That DPOs Must Know

Cybersecurity and compliance jobs are in high demand in the IT industry, and that number is only going to grow as the skills gap is still a reality for employers. One of those increasingly sought-after jobs is the role of a Data Protection Officer (DPO). What is a DPO? When the EU voted for the…
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Is Fitbit Users’ Data Safe With Google?

Google Acquires Fitbit Alphabet, Google’s parent company announced on Friday that it is acquiring San-Francisco based smartwatch maker Fitbit for $2.1 billion. Fitbit, the pioneer in wearable technology, has also issued a statement that Google was paying $7.35 per share in cash. Fitbit offers a variety of smartwatches that can send messages, make calls as…
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Top 5 challenges for Data Protection Officers (DPOs) in 2020

Who is a DPO? What is the role of a DPO? The role of a Data Protection Officer (DPO) has come into sudden sharp focus after the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation law came into effect on May 2018. Yet many people outside the EU still do not clearly understand the role of a Data…
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Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) – How to Review Them

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on 25 May 2018 as a way to modernize personal information protection laws. Even a year later, a recent Thomson Reuters survey found businesses worldwide are struggling to comply with the new legal framework. Not only are consumers using data subject access requests (DSARs), but employees…
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Common problems in handling DSARs. OneDPO's CCPA DSAR portal can help.

Common Problems in Handling Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs)

Per the GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), users (Data Subjects) have the right to access or delete their personal data from companies’ databases. We offer tools and services to handle Data Subject Access Requests and automate the steps. We can help you address all of the problems that arise in handling Data…
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