U.S. privacy is a complicated amalgam of federal, state and local privacy regulations. IAPP U.S. Private-Sector Privacy Training, the principle course for the ANSI/ISO-accredited CIPP/US certification program, gives privacy professionals the knowledge to manage compliance within this legal web and minimize the risks of regulatory fines and brand damage.
Professionals who need in-depth knowledge of the U.S. privacy environment for compliance and other privacy management responsibilities. CIPP/US training will elevate your career prospects and help to prepare you for CIPP/US certification testing.
The CIPP/US curriculum provides an in-depth view of U.S. federal and state privacy statutes; detailed analysis of sectoral laws, civil and criminal enforcement; and an overview of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation and the California Consumer Privacy Act.
The course is delivered live online using MS Teams (or GoToWebinar) by an IAPP trainer. In order to minimise prolonged screen time the course is delivered over four half-days:
Module 1: Introduction to privacy
Module 2: Structure of US law
Module 3: General Data Protection Regulation overview
Module 4: The California Consumer Privacy Act
Module 5: Enforcement of US privacy and security laws
Module 6: Information management from a US perspective
Module 7: Federal versus state authority
Module 8: Healthcare
Module 9: Financial privacy
Module 10: Education
Module 11: Telecommunications and marketing
Module 12: Law enforcement and privacy
Module 13: National security and privacy
Module 14: Civil litigation and privacy
Module 15: Legal overview of workplace privacy
Module 16: Privacy before, during and after employment
Module 17: State data security laws
Module 18: Data breach notification laws
The Body of Knowledge for the CIPP/US course can be viewed and downloaded from here.
Be aware that IAPP recommend approximately 30 hours of additional study of course materials and resources is required to adequately prepare for the exam.
You are encouraged to read the 2021 Certification Candidate Handbook for additional information about IAPP's courses and preparation required to sit the exam.
If you take the CIPP/US exam within 6 months of the course and do not pass, you are welcome to join a future course free of charge.
Please review the Online Training Policy for IAPP Courses that details information about cancellations.
When you enrol on an IAPP course run by Purpose and Means, various personal data about you will be registered. For details on how your personal data is processed, please view the Purpose and Means Privacy Notice.
The course you enrol on is offered in cooperation with the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), 75 Rochester Ave., Portsmouth, NH 03801 USA.
Once you register for the course, your name, email address, and existing IAPP membership status will be transferred to the IAPP in the USA. This is necessary in order to complete the course registration, and to allow you access to online training material, register you as a member of the IAPP, and make the required arrangements before a certification exam, if relevant.
The transfer of your personal data to the IAPP in the USA is necessary for the performance of the training course contract between you and Purpose and Means, and for the performance of the contract concluded in your interest between Purpose and Means and the IAPP.