IAPP Accredited to Certify MN Attorneys in Privacy Law

The Board is pleased to announce that at its June 2019 Board meeting it approved the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)’s application to certify Minnesota attorneys as specialists in the field of Privacy Law. The definition of Privacy Law approved by the Board is:

Privacy Law is the field of law that governs how governments, organizations, and individuals collect, use, transfer, protect, and otherwise process personal information. A Privacy Law Specialist advises clients regarding the legal issues raised by these practices, including, for example, assisting with creating internal- and external-facing notices and policies regarding data use, responding to consumer inquiries about their personal information rights, negotiating contracts involving data transfers, responding to incidents involving personal data misuse or breach, engaging in litigation regarding privacy issues, responding to inquiries from regulators regarding personal information legal and regulatory concerns, advising regarding the legal and ethical use of personal information against an increasingly complex technical landscape, complying with regulatory obligations concerning the retention and use of personal information and advising regarding privacy impact assessments (PIAs), breaches, privacy by design and privacy by default, data protection and privacy regimens.