Tips for Staying Safe and Private Online: Organizations
PRIVACY INSIGHTS AND ADVICE FOR ORGANIZATIONS: PRIVACY IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS
GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act, among others, have made privacy a top priority for businesses in 2018 and 2019. Here are some tips for organizations to promote, achieve and maintain privacy:
- IF YOU COLLECT IT, PROTECT IT. Follow reasonable security measures to keep individuals’ personal information safe from inappropriate and unauthorized access.
- BE OPEN AND HONEST ABOUT HOW YOU COLLECT, USE AND SHARE CONSUMERS’ PERSONAL INFORMATION. Clearly communicate your data use practices and any features or settings you offer to consumers to manage their privacy.
- CREATE A CULTURE OF PRIVACY IN YOUR ORGANIZATION. Educate employees on the importance and impact of protecting consumer and employee information as well as the role they play in keeping it safe.
- IN ADDITION TO YOUR PRIVACY PRACTICES, DO YOUR DUE DILIGENCE AND MONITOR PARTNERS AND VENDORS. You are also responsible for how they use and collect personal information.