Building a Privacy Program: A Practitioner's Guide

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In today’s information economy, many organizations recognize the importance of building an effective data privacy program. But knowing where to begin can be a real challenge. The IAPP has brought together leading public- and private-sector experts to guide the way.

Building a Privacy Program: A Practitioner’s Guide offers comprehensive, practical insights for creating and growing an effective privacy operation. Whether you are launching your first privacy program or expanding an existing one, Building a Privacy Program is the essential guide to your organization's success.

Back cover | Table of contents | Sample chapter


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Kirk M. Herath, CIPP/US, CIPP/G
Vice President, Associate General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer
Nationwide Insurance Companies



Lori L. Mininger, CIPP/US, CIPP/C, CIPP/G, CIPP/IT
Director, Chief Privacy Officer
Alliance Data

Rebecca Richards, CIPP/US, CIPP/G
Dorene Stupski, CIPP/US, CIPP/C
Director of Information Protection and Privacy
Marriott International
Navigate, LLC


See what leading privacy professionals are saying about Building a Privacy Program:

“There is no more important work for a privacy professional than establishing a strong privacy office with all of the elements of a strong program—people, policy, process and technology—that will sustain and reinforce a culture of privacy throughout an organization. This book should be required reading for all privacy professionals, wherever they are placed in their organizations. From operationalizing privacy to finding friends in all the right places, this book provides practical and valuable guidance. A strong privacy office is a force multiplier for effective data protection.” 
     – Nuala O'Connor Kelly, CIPP/US, CIPP/G, Senior Counsel, Information Governance & Chief Privacy Leader,
       General Electric Company

“Thanks to this extraordinary work, corporate privacy officers will now have at their fingertips a best-in-class educational and professional resource. This comprehensive yet easy-to-use volume is not only substantive but also aspirational—guiding privacy officers to the high ground where they and their companies earn consumer trust and confidence.”
     – Robert R. Belair, Partner, Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Building a Privacy Program: A Practitioner’s Guide belongs on the bookshelf of privacy, security and compliance officers in every corporation, organization and government agency. Herath and team have accomplished what so many have wanted for so long—a comprehensive cookbook for privacy programs. This guidance will go a long way toward reducing the incidents and errors of the past and helping create a culture of privacy.”
     – Richard Purcell, CIPP/US, CEO, Corporate Privacy Group