This webinar features Rita Heimes who provides practical examples of how she's implementing, managing, and integrating GDPR governance structures and models throughout her organization. Rita shares changes made to their privacy policies and procedures and reflects on key lessons learned in becoming more transparent with data use and privacy. She also shares her thoughts on whether she thinks Canadian regulators will follow-suit in implementing similar GDPR regulations; and what impacts this may have on businesses operating in Canada.
Rita Heimes (pronounced HI-MISS) is the research director at the International Association of Privacy Professionals, where she also serves as the IAPP’s in-house data protection officer and general counsel. In these roles she not only conducts research about how privacy professionals globally are responding to developments in privacy law like the GDPR, but also has to help her own organization come into GDPR compliance. Rita is an attorney, and a native of Iowa, USA, where she attended the University of Iowa and Drake University School of Law. She currently lives in Portland, Maine.