Privacy resources, guides, and how-tos
Whether you're re-architecting your privacy infrastructure, looking to work more strategically across privacy teams, or get exposed to industry best practice—we've got you covered.
Download our step-by-step guide to evaluating the right CMP for your business—including an evaluation questionnaire, platform comparison matrix, and 5 key questions to ask potential vendors.
RACI framework for effective privacy programs
Get clear on who’s responsible for every piece of your privacy program with an editable RACI framework—cutting confusion, saving time, and helping you better plan for future compliance efforts.
Data Mapping Cost Calculator
Calculate the cost of your current data mapping workflow with the simplified web calculator. Or download the full PDF guide and a customizable Google Sheet template.
Subscribe to Snippets, your privacy TL;DR
Every Thursday morning, Snippets brings you the latest must-reads from the intersection of data privacy and tech.
Privacy Request Cost Calculator
This first-of-its-kind ROI calculator tabulates the costs of your organization’s privacy program. Use the simplified calculator, or download the full PDF guide and advanced Google Sheet template.
The Complete Guide to CPRA Compliance
The California Privacy Rights Act is a trailblazing privacy bill that expanded data privacy requirements for all businesses operating or serving customers in the California.
Transcend Privacy Glossary
GDPR. CCPA. CPPA. GDPR. DSAR. Make sense of the alphabet soup with Transcend's Privacy Glossary.
In-depth resources for understanding current privacy legislation in the U.S.
Exploring the Delete Act: A Step Towards Online Safety
Introducing fresh registration and disclosure requirements for data brokers, this law also establishes a one-stop-shop for consumers looking to delete personal data.
How to prepare for Texas' new privacy law
To comply with the Texas' privacy law, businesses must conduct DPAs, clean up dark patterns, implement opt-in consent for SPI, and honor universal opt-out signals.
CPRA vs CCPA: Unpacking the Differences [Updated 2023]
The CPRA amends the CCPA–modifying its scope, expanding consumer rights, and adding additional regulations around commercial data collection and processing.
The Ultimate Guide to CPRA Do Not Sell or Share [Updated 2023]
Learn what's required under CPRA Do Not Sell or Share, how to approach opt-out signals, the concept of "frictionless" opt-out, and more.
Understanding Sensitive Personal Information: A Comprehensive Guide
Sensitive personal information (SPI) is a category of data that appears in both the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) and the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA). Though there's overlap between these laws, there are key differences.
How to prepare for the Utah Consumer Privacy Act
The fourth state to pass privacy legislation in recent years, Utah is joining California, Virginia, and Colorado in a growing trend towards state-based consumer privacy laws.
Privacy Pulse is an invite-only digital community where privacy professionals—from counsel to engineers to executives—can learn from their peers, find new insights and resources, and network with like-minded people.
Expert insight on the latest trends and updates in privacy.
Rethinking Data Visibility in 2023: Why Continuous Discovery is Critical for Effective Governance
Learn why a good faith data mapping effort is no longer good enough and how data visibility gives Privacy and Security professionals better data control.
Weathering the Storm: How to Build and Effective Privacy Budget in 2023
Get new insights into what executives look for in a new line item, plus actionable strategies for advocating for the resources you need.
Preparing for Employee DSAR Under CPRA
Learn what CPRA requires for employee data subject access requests (DSAR), including how to navigate new challenges like collating unstructured employee data.
What Sephora's $1.2M Settlement Means for CCPA/CPRA Enforcement
Learn what Sephora’s settlement indicates about the AG’s approach to CPRA enforcement and how to translate the legal requirements behind Global Privacy Control.
Implementing a secure DSR process
The data subject request process has several vulnerabilities that need to be addressed in order to ensure privacy and security for your customers.
Preparing for California's CPRA: How to Achieve Compliance by July 1, 2023
The CPRA is California’s most technical privacy law to date. And with less than six months until enforcement begins, companies need to start preparing now—if they haven’t already.
Reports and original research
Expert advice and resources for better data privacy.
[Report] CPRA Preparedness in 2022
Transcend and Gartner Peer Insights surveyed 100 tech leaders on their current CPRA readiness and what steps they’re taking to ensure compliance by Jan 1, 2023.
The 2022 State of Data Visibility Report
A survey of technical leaders across different industries on the state of their data visibility and inventory efforts.
Free Guide: Apple's account deletion requirement
Learn how to respond to ensure your app isn't removed from the app store