Milestones 2003

Milestones in Privacy

On October 1, 2003 the FTC’s “Do-Not-Call” list goes live and subsequently becomes the most popular consumer protection effort ever launched in the U.S.

Generally Accepted Privacy Principles (“The GAPP Framework”) is published jointly by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Public Accountants (CICA).

IAPP Milestones

The International Association of Privacy Officers (IAPO) holds two major events: the third annual Privacy & Data Security Summit in Washington, DC, February 26-28, 2003, as well as the first Privacy & Data Security Academy and Expo in Chicago, October 29-31, 2003.

The IAPO changes its name to the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) to more accurately reflect its membership.

At its November board of directors meeting, the International Association of Privacy Officers officially changed its name to the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). IAPP President Agnes Bundy Scanlan fully supported the decision to change the association name. “As privacy professionals, we have many roles and responsibilities,” stated Scanlan, managing director and chief compliance officer for FleetBoston Financial. “Safeguarding privacy is a team effort.” 

The decision to change the association name was first addressed during the IAPP October board meeting. Of the 1,000 members of the IAPP, approximately 20 percent have the sole title chief privacy officer or privacy officer. In announcing the name change, IAPP Executive Director Trevor Hughes noted, “The complexities of privacy have permeated the full breadth of corporate America. Looking at the percentage of members with the title privacy officer, it became clear to the board of directors that changing the name to reflect the majority of the membership was prudent.”

The IAPP presents the first Privacy Leadership Award to Peter Cullen, Microsoft’s Chief Privacy Officer.

The IAPP presents the first Privacy Innovation Awards to eBay (private sector) and Office of the CIO, Government of Alberta (public sector/non-profit)

IAPP Board of Directors:

Agnes Bundy Scanlan, Managing Director & Chief Compliance Officer, FleetBoston Financial

First Vice President
Brenton Saunders, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Second Vice President
Vincent Schiavone, Chief Executive Officer, ePrivacy Group

Janet McCoy, Chief Privacy Officer/Senior Vice President, Sovereign Bank

Chris Zoladz, Vice President, Information Protection, Marriott International

Executive Director
J. Trevor Hughes, Executive Director, International Association of Privacy

John Bentivoglio, Partner, Arnold & Porter

John Berard, General Manager, West Coast Operations, FitzGerald Communications

Becky Burr, Partner, Wilmer Cutler & Pickering

Jean-Paul Hepp, Chief Privacy Officer, Pharmacia Corporation

Kirk Herath, Chief Privacy Officer and Associate General Counsel Nationwide Insurance Companies

Kevin Levitt, Chief Privacy Officer, EDS

Harriet Pearson, Vice President, Workforce & Chief Privacy Officer, IBM Corporation

Stephanie Perrin, President, Digital Discretion Inc.

Jules Polonetsky, Vice President, Integrity Assurance, America Online, Inc.

Richard Purcell, Privacy Officer, Microsoft Corporation

Dale Skivington, Chief Privacy Officer, Eastman Kodak

Lauren Steinfeld, Chief Privacy Officer, University of Pennsylvania

Zoe Strickland, Chief Privacy Officer, United States Postal Service

General Counsel: Jim Koenig, Chief Development and Legal Officer, ePrivacy Group


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