201523 June

Nymity Announces 36 Free Privacy Management Workshops in 34 Cities in 20 Countries

Free workshops designed to equip privacy officers with the practical knowledge, strategies, tools, business case, and a communication framework for maximizing privacy management based on available resources

June 23 2015 6:00 a.m. EST Toronto – Nymity, the leading global research company specializing in privacy accountability, risk, and compliance software solutions for the privacy office, is excited to announce an innovative series of privacy management workshops entitled, "Getting to Accountability: Maximizing Your Privacy Management Program”. These interactive workshops will support privacy officers around the world who aim to maximize the effectiveness of their privacy management programs.

This series of hands-on workshops, led by Nymity’s team of privacy and data protection experts, are designed to help privacy officers leverage their available resources and to communicate the business case to justify an investment in additional resources. During the workshop, privacy officers will learn: key concepts of accountable privacy management, a new process for privacy management self-assessments, and three privacy management program strategies (Managed Privacy Strategy, Advanced Privacy Strategy, Demonstrating Accountability, and Compliance Strategy).

The series of 36 worldwide workshops will be held in the following locations:


Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Berlin, Germany
Brussels, Belgium
Dublin, Ireland
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
London, UK
Madrid, Spain
Munich, Germany
Paris, France
Rome, Italy
Sofia, Bulgaria

North America

Boston, MA
Chicago, IL
Cincinnati, OH
Denver, CO
Houston, TX
Kenilworth, NJ
Las Vegas, NV
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
Reston, VA
San Francisco, CA
Seattle, WA
Toronto, ON
Vancouver, BC

Latin America

Bogota, Colombia
Lima, Peru
Mexico City, Mexico
Saõ Paolo, Brazil
Santiago, Chile


Hong Kong
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Manila, Philippines

For individuals that cannot attend one of the scheduled workshops in person, video recordings will be made available.

These free workshops will allow Nymity to help privacy offices take an accountability approach to ongoing demonstrable compliance, which we believe is an outcome of an effective privacy management program. I would like to thank our hosts for providing the facilities to make this possible.” said Terry McQuay, President and Founder, Nymity Inc.

Attendees will receive an Accountability Status Workbook to help them effectively communicate the status of privacy management in their organization and build a business case to justify investment in the necessary resources to take their privacy management programs to the next level. During these interactive workshops participants will gain insight into how other organizations are dealing with the issues related to their region’s unique compliance requirements and develop a network of peers with similar experiences.

The workshops are open to all privacy officers responsible for privacy management in their organization. All workshops will run from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Maximum enrollment varies by location. Workshops will be conducted in English with the exception of select locations in Latin America, where they will be conducted in Spanish.

These accountability workshops are the result of many years of Nymity’s cumulative research efforts. Nymity’s long-term commitment to furthering data privacy management and accountability best practices began in 2002, when Nymity began its research to help organizations implement and maintain effective privacy management programs in order to achieve ongoing compliance and accountability. In 2009, Nymity expanded its research to help organizations demonstrate accountability and compliance.

Registration information is available at https://www.nymity.com/accountabilityworkshops.

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