Privacy as a Service (Protiviti PraaS™)
Tailored, full-service support for privacy priorities
We help organisations understand relevant jurisdictions and obligations, assess needs, implement appropriate compliance measures and safeguards and respond to new and changing privacy regulations.
With the meteoric rise of data proliferation worldwide, new privacy laws have been passed globally, such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the European Union (EU), the Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD), California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and various derivative laws either on the books or on the way to countries worldwide.
These drivers of change are pressure-testing data privacy compliance programs and creating a complex legal matrix for companies to navigate.
Our Privacy as a Service (Protiviti PraaS™) experts can help.
Our Privacy as a Service capabilities
Recurring Data Inventory, Classification, and Assessments
Sustainable privacy programs are built on a foundation of data management and governance. We help build and maintain accurate records for how personal information is handled and manage your third-party due diligence, ensuring you comply with privacy laws.
Data Subject Rights (DSR) Request Management
Today’s consumers have more transparency and control over their data. With our cost-efficient, scalable solution, we help you respond effectively to consumers’ requests for information while reducing the risk of regulatory fines, lawsuits, and staffing limitations.
Privacy Platform Management
Few companies effectively leverage the full functionality of their privacy management solution. Our team leverages your current technology stack to build and maintain your privacy platform.
Privacy by Design Assessment and Engineering
With Privacy by Design, we consider privacy throughout the entire product lifecycle—including the engineering process—providing management with full process transparency and time to focus on core competencies.
Monitoring Privacy Legislation and Program Management
New regulations call for updates to policies, procedures, controls, and governance. We help centralise alerts of applicable regulatory changes, eliminate highly manual processes, access real-time reports on privacy outcomes, and maintain personnel training standards.
Our comprehensive approach to Data Privacy
Data privacy regulations are in flux globally. Even as companies put the finishing touches on extensive preparations to comply with applicable privacy laws, such as the European Union’s GDPR and California’s Consumer Privacy Act, new regulations continue to be introduced in other countries. As legislators pass new laws, they continuously amend those already in effect. Data privacy regulations are not static.
The problem and proposed solutions are complex and evolving. One thing is almost certain—anyone aiming to comply with a specific regulation with a target date in mind will be disappointed as those near-term obligations are supplanted by new and different rules over the mid and long-term.
In response to this changing landscape, Protiviti applies a holistic framework that addresses the fundamental aspects of data privacy without being locked into any one specific compliance format. We focus on the most pressing data privacy issues companies face, including:
- Developing strategies to address global data privacy regulations
- Compliance with regulatory obligations
- Addressing resource and skill shortages
- Operationalising privacy needs
- Implementing privacy tools and remediation support
By working ahead of the law in a comprehensive fashion, Protiviti helps build the foundations of a strong but flexible privacy program that includes understanding principles, educating stakeholders, and developing an applicable governance structure for managing changes. This base enables companies and their stakeholders to look to the uncertain future of privacy regulations with greater confidence.
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