About the IAPP

The International Association of Privacy Professionals is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource, helping practitioners develop and advance their careers and organizations manage and protect their data. More than just a professional association, the IAPP provides a home for privacy professionals around the world to gather, share experiences and enrich their knowledge.

Founded in 2000, the IAPP is a not-for-profit association with more than 14,000 members in 83 countries. The IAPP helps define, support and improve the privacy profession through networking, education and certification.

Board of Directors

The IAPP is governed by a distinguished group of privacy professionals who serve on our Board of Directors.

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IAPP Annual Awards

The HP-IAPP Privacy Innovation Award recognizes the three organizations that demonstrate the year’s most effective integration of privacy programs. The IAPP Privacy Vanguard Award recognizes the single privacy professional who has demonstrated exemplary knowledge and leadership.

Membership - Privacy Professionals

Membership means access to an expansive body of resources, privacy experts and knowledge to help you navigate the evolving privacy industry—plus many other exciting benefits. Find out more about the benefits of IAPP membership.