Privacy Ref assists clients in managing privacy risk through improving their organizational practices. We emphasize alignment of privacy practices with client goals and operations through assessment, consulting, coaching, and training services.

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PRIVACY REF focuses on preventative measures to protect you and your customer's data, provides guidance for handling a potential breach in order to minimize damages, and brings lawyer-level expertise at a fraction of the cost. If you need to design or implement a new policy, assess your organization or vendor's current policies, or want to train your staff on the latest rules and regulations, PRIVACY REF can assist.


August 19, 2016

New Offering for Adaptive Privacy
Privacy Ref is now offering the Adaptive Privacy Office. This offering allows you to utilize the services you need to bring your program to the next level. Read more about the offering here.

Latest Blog Post

October 14, 2016

Facebook knows a lot
A few weeks ago, I was auditing a CIPP/US class that Bob Siegel was teaching on behalf of the IAPP.  Someone brought up the idea of openness and allowing individuals access to the data you have about them.  At this point, Bob discussed the principles behind this, such as how the OECD Guidelines approach it.  Bob also mentioned that under GDPR (and the EU Privacy Directive) a user should be able to see and correct information an organization has about them. Bob then mentioned it would be interesting to see what would happen if I asked a company about what data they had about me.  I immediately thought of Facebook. Continue reading this post...