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The Ultimate Guide to DSAR: How to Respond Quickly and Compliantly

The Ultimate Guide to DSAR: How to Respond Quickly and Compliantly

What is DSAR? Data Subject Access Requests (DSARs) give individuals the right to discover what data an organization is holding about them, why the organization is holding that data and who else their information is disclosed to. DSAR specifically is a term introduced...

What is CCPA? Requirements, Compliance, and Solutions Explained

What is CCPA? Requirements, Compliance, and Solutions Explained

What Is CCPA? CCPA was born from a consumer-driven ballot initiative to protect personal data privacy, much like Europe’s GDPR (though there are important differences). Rather than allow the original ballot initiative to proceed, the California legislature rushed to...

Our Take on California’s New Ballot Initiative

Our Take on California’s New Ballot Initiative

A year after his initial success with the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA), Alastair Mactaggart is continuing to advance the privacy journey with a new California ballot initiative slated for the November 2020 election. The California Privacy Rights and...

WireWheel Privacy Management Included in Three Gartner Hype Cycles

WireWheel Privacy Management Included in Three Gartner Hype Cycles

Recognizing the influence of privacy requirements on key business and technical decisions, Gartner has placed privacy management tools within not just one but three 2019 Hype Cycles. The privacy landscape is changing rapidly and new technologies are emerging on a...

The Difference Between Privacy and Cybersecurity and Why It Matters

The Difference Between Privacy and Cybersecurity and Why It Matters

The terms “privacy” and “cybersecurity” are closely intertwined but they aren’t the same. Your organization needs to excel at both privacy and security to maintain customer trust and comply with regulatory requirements. Understanding how these concepts differ and how...

Keys to a Customer-Centric Privacy Experience

Keys to a Customer-Centric Privacy Experience

Keys to a Customer-Centric Privacy Experience Customer relationships have always been at the heart of a successful business. Companies that craft exceptional customer experiences outperform the market by 107.5%, due to higher revenue and lower expenses. When customers...

You Don’t Have to Boil the Ocean to Achieve Privacy Compliance

You Don’t Have to Boil the Ocean to Achieve Privacy Compliance

When GDPR mandated Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA), lawmakers had the best of intentions. They wanted companies to understand how personal data is used in their business process. And, they wanted to see demonstrable proof – a tangible output – of privacy practices....

Rising to the Challenge of Subject Rights Requests

Rising to the Challenge of Subject Rights Requests

Data privacy laws give people rights to access, delete, correct and move the data businesses collect about them. They also require businesses to follow the DSAR procedure, promptly addressing their data requests without placing undue burden on consumers. What they...

Gartner Says We Are a Cool Vendor in Privacy Management!

Gartner Says We Are a Cool Vendor in Privacy Management!

We claim to be a lot of things, but we would never claim to be cool. Like all truly cool things, that should be left to the rest of the world to judge…….  and they just did. Gartner just named WireWheel a Cool Vendor in their April 2019 Cool Vendors in Privacy...

Am I My Device? According to CCPA, Yes

Am I My Device? According to CCPA, Yes

When the alarm wakes me up, I reach for my mobile phone and check email. Next, I strap on my smartwatch. Over breakfast, I read the news on my tablet while Alexa plays some tunes. I join a conference call while driving to work and spend much of the day on my laptop....