UW Privacy Office


September 22, 2021

Third Party Data Processing Registry Training

Attend this session to learn how to register third party data processing once agreements have been finalized. Thursday, September 30, 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting: https://washington.zoom.us/j/91793784704?pwd=QWlzb3I1QlN4VXJ0S1JxVmtFTCswUT09 Meeting ID: 917 9378 4704 Passcode: 307881 (Requires UW authentication)


September 17, 2021

The Battle for Digital Privacy Is Reshaping the Internet

Source: The New York Times, September 16, 2021 The Battle for Digital Privacy Is Reshaping the Internet As Apple and Google enact privacy changes, businesses are grappling with the fallout, Madison Avenue is fighting back and Facebook has cried foul.


August 31, 2021

September Privacy Training Session on 3rd Party Agreements

Join the UW Privacy Office to learn about pending changes and new requirements related to privacy/data processing agreements taking effect September 27, 2021. Wednesday, September 15, 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting: https://washington.zoom.us/j/91833881492?pwd=WEFBZkhkRUtucExkcXdlcUNoRzgxdz09 Meeting ID: 918 3388 1492 Passcode: 767763 (Requires UW authentication)   Monday, September 20, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Join…


August 30, 2021

Privacy bills in the 117th Congress

Source: International Association of Privacy Professionals, August 24, 2021 Privacy bills in the 117th Congress (T)his paper analyzes 30 privacy bills introduced in the current (117th) Congress. These bills cover a diverse range of issues: from consumer rights and protections to the use of emergency health data in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic; from…


July 29, 2021

Wicker, Blackburn Introduce Federal Data Privacy Legislation

Source: U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation, July 28, 2021 Wicker, Blackburn Introduce Federal Data Privacy Legislation (Wicker and Blackburn) today introduced the Setting an American Framework to Ensure Data Access, Transparency, and Accountability (SAFE DATA) Act. The legislation would provide Americans with more choice and control over their data and direct businesses…


June 16, 2021

June Privacy Information Sessions

Join UW Privacy Office staff at one of two Privacy Information sessions below to learn about emerging privacy developments at UW . Friday, June 25, 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting: https://washington.zoom.us/j/97044276584?pwd=ckVCUFNCdFdGeXpJYmJSNzdXRkgzdz09 Meeting ID: 970 4427 6584 Passcode: 718129 (Requires UW authentication) Tuesday, June 29, 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting:…


June 7, 2021

States Fight Over How Our Data Is Tracked And Sold Online, As Congress Stalls

Source: National Public Radio (NPR), June 4, 2021 States Fight Over How Our Data Is Tracked And Sold Online, As Congress Stalls With Congress stalled on federal legislation to regulate how personal data is tracked and sold online, the fight over the future of data privacy has moved to state capitals.


NEW: Privacy and Data Ethics video (7 minutes)

This 7-minute Privacy and Data Ethics video offers an overview of legal and ethical responsibilities for protecting personal data of all UW constituents.  Production of this video was a collaborative effort between UW Bothell IT and the UW Privacy Office.


May 24, 2021

Governor Inslee vetoes bipartisan COVID-19 health data privacy bill

Source: Washington State Wire, May 18, 2021 Governor Inslee vetoes bipartisan COVID-19 health data privacy bill On Tuesday, Governor Jay Inslee vetoed a “first of its kind” bill that would have protected COVID-19 health data. This bill would have increased protections and privacy for COVID-19 health data collected by third parties that are not health…


April 26, 2021

The Washington Privacy Act goes 0 for 3

Source: International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), April 26, 2021 The Washington Privacy Act goes 0 for 3 For the third straight year, the Washington State Legislature missed an opportunity to pass a multi-rights general data privacy bill before it adjourned Sunday. The failure illustrates the difficulty of passing broad privacy legislation in an environment…



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