Privacy (Data Protection) Officer
An official responsible for the coordination
and implementation of all privacy, data protection and confidentiality efforts
within an organisation. They are
generally responsible to Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) or senior
management for ensuring that the organization complies with privacy and data
protection laws. Officers monitor and
report to internal and external stakeholders about the organisation’s
activities relating to privacy.
Data Protection Officer (DPO)
An individual with professional qualities and expert knowledge of data protection law and practices. The DPO will provide expert knowledge, guidance, and implementation of appropriate compliance measures to a controller or processor of personal data.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) of 1998
A U.S. Federal law that applies to the operators of commercial websites and online services that are directed to children under the age of 13. It also applies to general audience websites and online services that have actual knowledge that they are ...
A statement made to a data subject that describes how the organization collects, uses, retains and discloses personal information. A privacy notice is sometimes referred to as a privacy statement, a fair processing statement or sometimes a privacy ...
An assessment of an organization’s compliance with its privacy policies and procedures, applicable laws, regulations, service-level agreements, standards adopted by the entity and other contracts. The assessment or audit measures how closely the ...