Privacy Advisor

Global Privacy Enforcement Network aims to facilitate cooperation

A number of international government agencies have joined to form a Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) in order to facilitate greater cooperation in the global enforcement of privacy laws.
“Because modern commerce increasingly relies on the flow of personal information across national and jurisdictional borders, privacy-related law violations often involve multiple jurisdictions,” says Yael Weinman, counsel for international consumer protection at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC). “This requires both a better understanding of the different privacy regimes around the world as well as actual cooperation among privacy enforcement authorities.”

Already a member?

You must be logged in to access this content. Log in now to proceed.

Not an IAPP member?

It's easy and affordable to become an IAPP member, and you'll get access to the following great benefits:

  • News. You’re busy. We make it easy to stay on top of the headlines.
  • Networking. It’s all about who you know. Targeted online and in-person channels give you access to the people you want to meet.
  • Certification. Skilled privacy pros are in high demand. We can help you advance your career and increase your earning potential.
  • Resources. The newly revamped Resource Center is a one-stop-shop for practical tools and research to help you tackle your biggest challenges.
  • Alerts. The Privacy Tracker blog sorts through the clutter and gets to the heart of breaking legislative developments.

...and much more!