Security Will Continue To Put Philanthropy At Risk — Here’s What You Can Do

Data and security breaches are only becoming more common. In the past few years, Equifax admitted that 147 million of its accounts had been exposed, and Marriott reported that the data of roughly 500 million guests had been compromised — and that’s only to name a few. Philanthropy is not immune to these attacks. After […]

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Data Security in Philanthropy

As the saying goes “Data Is the New Oil” and charities and non-profits certainly hold a lot of valuable data. We collect contact details, build up donor giving histories, process payments, build up donor and prospect profiles and gain insights into very personal and sensitive information. And we do this for a vast number of individuals, […]

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Landmark ruling eases telemarketing laws for Dutch charities

On 26 January 2021, the Dutch government unanimously approved two amendments to the proposed Telecommunications Act, softening the rules for charities in contrast with legislation for businesses. The former proposal for the Dutch Telecommunications Act restricted organisations from contacting individuals who have not opted in for marketing calls unless they have a financial relationship as customers or, in the […]

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Why Risk Management Solutions Are The Future Of Charity Cyber Security

Over the last few years, organisations of all kinds have experienced a significant change in the information security landscape. New data privacy regulations require increased compliance and diligence, with major penalties. These pressures weigh even more heavily on charities, who have a legal and ethical duty to do everything in their power to protect sensitive […]

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Does the CCPA apply to non-profits?

It’s important to be aware of data protection legislation across the globe so that non-profits are familiar with requirements.  If nothing else, these requirements tend to become the norm and therefore shape the expectations of your donors and supporters. The CCPA applies to “businesses.”  The Act defines that term to include any legal entity (e.g., […]

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Attention marketers: in 12 weeks, the CCPA will be the national data privacy standard. Here’s why.

The California Consumer Privacy Act will effectively be the US national data privacy standard for consumer business and brands when it takes effect on January 1, 2020. (Although enforcement by the California attorney general has been delayed until June 2020, individual and class-action law suits may begin immediately.) As of this writing, that’s precisely 12 […]

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