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Interview Series: Jennee DeVore, Corporate Counsel

DataGrail recently interviewed Jennee DeVore, Corporate Counsel at Penumbra, to bring you insights from a leading legal professional in the field of data privacy. Read on for insights from a leading legal professional on the topic of data privacy.

Data Privacy Will Become Consumers Top Issue in 2019

With almost every website asking for permissions on data collection, consumers are now more aware than ever of their data privacy rights.

Employee Spotlight: Ignacio Zendejas, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer

This week’s spotlight features Ignacio (Iz) Zendejas, our Co-founder and CTO. Ignacio has a decade of experience in software development including working on large-scale machine learning

Need to Know Series: How Preference Management Can Drive User Satisfaction

Discover what preference management is, why it improves communication with users, and how your business could benefit by implementing it.

You Probably Have More Personal Data, in More Systems, Than You Think

There’s lots of guides on the internet to consent and so-forth, but relatively few that dive into hands-on implementation details. DataGrail is happy to describe two less-discussed aspects of a compliant GDPR programme: Data inventory and mapping and operationalizing GDPR requests.

Employee Spotlight: Valerie Sui, Software Engineer

This spotlight features Valerie Sui, a software engineer and App Academy graduate who has experience in data analytics.

Employee Spotlight: Scott Cunningham, Head of Business Development and Partnerships

Today’s spotlight features Scott Cunningham, DataGrail’s Head of Business Development & Partnerships. Scott is a technology entrepreneur, investor, and Children's Rights Activist who resides in Salt Lake City.

Interview Series: Melanie Kennedy, Vice President and General Counsel

DataGrail recently interviewed Melanie Kennedy , Vice President and General Counsel at MarketStar , to bring you insights from a leading legal professional in the field of data privacy. Here’s what we learned.

IAPP Privacy, Security, and Risk (P.S.R.) 2018

Workshops and General Session Recap, October 18-19 Austin, TX

Why Tech Companies Want a National Privacy Law

Americans want data privacy laws. Well, at least that’s the case since GDPR went into effect in May 2018 and U.S.-based consumers learned about the protections their EU counterparts were now receiving. States paid attention, and across the country there are scattershot bills introduced and laws passed.

Employee Spotlight: TingTing Jiang, Software Engineer

This spotlight features TingTing, a software engineer and App Academy graduate, who has experience in tax services. TingTing is inspired by challenges that software engineers face every day and thrives thrives in collaborative teams.

Employee Spotlight: Josh Kuiros, Senior Software Engineer

This week’s spotlight features Josh, a software engineer from Pittsburgh, PA. Josh has 5 years of experience in full stack web development ranging from small startups to Fortune 500 companies.

Employee Spotlight: Liz Nguyen, Operations Manager

DataGrail’s Employee Spotlight series highlights the person behind the professional, digging deep and discovering what drives our team members. This week’s spotlight features Liz Nguyen, our operations manager. Liz is a Silicon Valley native and has thrived in multiple administrative roles at early and mid-stage startups.

Need to Know Series: The Indian Personal Data Protection Bill

In late July, India released the Personal Data Protection Bill 2018. The privacy legislation was jump-started by an Indian Supreme Court decision that claimed privacy is a fundamental right and challenged government to come up with a “a regime for data protection.

Salesforce & GDPR: What It Means for Your Company

To better prepare your organization for improved data privacy and transparency, we’re providing tactical tips to help you work with the many different systems used to manage data.

Employee Spotlight: Mallory Surpless, Director of Customer Success

This week, we sat down with Mallory Surpless — our new Director of Customer Success. Mallory has 6 years of experience in customer-facing services in multiple industries and brings with her a positive and curious mindset.

Employee Spotlight: Charlie Thomas, Software Engineer

This week's employee spotlight is focused on our newest team member, Charlie Thomas! Charlie hails from New York City and brings along his extensive background in Financial Regulatory Compliance — coupled with knowledge and skills in software development that he learned from App Academy’s rigorous curriculum.

Is it Time for an American GDPR?

GDPR is now in effect, American companies are paying attention, and California quickly passed its Consumer Privacy Act, which is scheduled to go into effect in 2020. Yet, Americans don’t have the same data privacy protections as EU residents.

Employee Spotlight: Earl Hathaway, Co-founder and CPO

DataGrail’s Employee Spotlight series highlights the person behind the professional, digging deep and discovering what drives our team members. This week, we sat down with Earl — our Chief Product Officer and founder — who shares a slice of his background and how he started DataGrail.

Sweet Sixteen Privacy Policies — Part 2

Ever wonder where, how, and why your personal data is processed? Post-GDPR, you might be able to find the answers by looking at privacy policies. In part 2 of our Sweet Sixteen series, we’re bringing you the highlights from 8 more privacy policies.

Sweet Sixteen Privacy Policies — Part 1

Inbox flooded in May? Tired of the words Privacy Policy? What’s Changed? After the EU instated the GDPR, companies were forced to update privacy policies, and we’ve looked into a few of them to break down the most important parts!

Snapchat Begins Transparency Trend with Personal Data Access for Users

Ever wonder where your personal information is being collected? Thanks to the the GDPR, you may be able to find out. In the GDPR’s wake, Snapchat has released a new path for users to access their data.

Modern Business & the Role of the Data Protection Officer

With recent data breaches, scandals, and trends in big data, Data Protection Officers are proving essential for companies who process or control user data.

Need to Know Series: California Bill Protects Resident’s Personal Data

The state of California has passed sweeping legislation to regulate businesses and protect personal data of its residents. Read on to find out the important details about how businesses and consumers will be affected.

Interview Series: Richard Merrygold, Director of Group Data Protection

Richard Merrygold shares his expertise on data privacy and his role as a Data Protection Officer at Homeserve.

Why You Should Intern at a Startup | My Experience @ DataGrail

Kyle Schryver shares his experience interning at DataGrail. Find out why working at a startup is a terrific way to start your career with insights into what makes Kyle's work so unique and rewarding.

Gunderson Industry Insights | DataGrail

GDPR has arrived and companies are affected worldwide. Find out how to comply and align with new data regulation with the help of DataGrail.