The Art of Privacy - Roobi Alam on Performing a PIA
April 08, 2021
The Art of Privacy is a video series from OneTrust DataGuidance exploring key privacy and data protection concepts with commentary from industry-leading voices. In this episode, Roobi Alam, VP of Privacy & Compliance at OpenText, discusses how to effectively perform a privacy impact assessment.
Roobi highlights a four-step template for setting up PIAs within an organization including knowing when to perform a PIA and the frequency at which they should be performed. Roobi also discusses the details of the processing activity that should be included in a PIA, as well as any considerations around reporting and analytics that may need to be carried out when performing a PIA.
Roobi details further considerations for PIAs including:
- Incorporating PIAs into Privacy by Design processes;
- Vendor risk assessments;
- Categories of personal data;
- How being proactive about privacy risk can build trust; and
- What to include in a PIA regarding the use and access of the data.