Privacy Impact Assessment Best Practices and Tips for Success

Execute successful PIAs and DPIAs. Implement an efficient, sustainable, and compliant privacy assessment program

In this eBook, you’ll learn the keys to success and tips for tackling common challenges with conducting PIAs and DPIAs, including:

How to identify if a PIA is required out of your many business processes
Managing the multitude of data, and finding the right automation to replace that mess
Getting your colleagues to respond to PIAs. You might need to chase down people who don’t respond, they may not understand the questions, or they may refer you to someone else for the answers
Carrying the burden of PIAs with a very small privacy team. You shouldn’t handle it on your own—we’ll show you how to make it a team sport

39% of privacy professionals

Report that conducting a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) or a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) is the most difficult part of their job. PIAs and DPIAs are required by regulations including GDPR and, in 2023, CPRA.

Get practical tips from privacy experts that will help you today, including:

  • Execute your assessments with project management best practices: Treat each assessment as a project; with comprehensive attention to detail
  • Don’t reinvent the wheel: Leverage any related information-gathering processes before you add something new
  • Match the privacy assessment language to your audience: Use precise language, define your terms, and include specific examples to add clarity.
  • Using technology to manage the workflow: Privacy management automation tools can take on many tedious, time-consuming tasks that could derail your PIA