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When we founded Osano, our goals were ambitious. We wanted to...Read Now
Meet the company dedicated to simplifying privacy compliance so companies can stay compliant, increase trust, and do the right thing.
Osano was founded in October of 2018 by CEO Arlo Gilbert and CTO Scott Hertel. Earlier that year, they watched in disbelief as members of the U.S. Congress questioned technology leaders about online data privacy. It was clear then, just as it's clear now, that even the best and brightest officials lacked essential knowledge about how data is stored and shared—and if they were confused, then businesses must be as well.
Arlo and Scott quickly learned they were right. When it comes to data privacy, doing the right thing can be complicated. Increasingly complex new and updated laws are being implemented across geographies. Organizations don’t always have the resources or the staff to make sure they’re compliant once a new law goes into effect. And when they do reach compliance, the threat of wide-scale data breaches and lack of insight into their vendors can shatter consumer and employee trust. They feel like the odds are against them.
That’s where Osano comes in. Osano makes it easy to do the right thing by minimizing the risk and complexity of privacy compliance with solutions that meet everyone’s needs. We believe data privacy is a fundamental human right, and the companies that embrace privacy will become the next wave of trusted brands.
Osano is an all-in-one data privacy platform that helps organizations build, manage, and scale their privacy programs. The platform provides an easy-to-use solution for consent, data subject rights, assessments, vendor risk management, and more, helping organizations stay compliant and increase trust with their customers and partners. Whether you’re just getting started with data privacy or looking to automate your existing privacy program, Osano meets you where you are on your privacy journey.
Each of the platform’s features is tailored to the data privacy laws that impact your consumers and team members. These features can work together in tandem or separately as your needs allow. Our platform helps you:
As the first data privacy platform that is also a B Corporation, we are dedicated to meeting the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. This status, along with our status as a Public Benefit Corporation, points toward our core values:
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Our experienced leaders have backgrounds and expertise spanning B2B, SaaS, and regulatory industries. Get to know each of them below.
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Come work with us! We’re constantly looking for new team members who are eager to learn and grow with us. We value candidates from all walks of life and are dedicated to building a diverse team. Interested in being part of our inclusive, mission-driven, venture-backed company?
"The Osano team is very knowledgeable, helpful, and accessible. I know I can expect a thoughtful and prompt response to all my questions. The platform is intuitive, easy to implement, and enables us to holistically monitor privacy compliance. We really could not be happier."
"Osano helped us get into cookie compliance in a customer-friendly and consistent manner. Looking forward to spending less time worrying about keeping up with legal changes with Osano looking out for the many coming changes in data compliance."
"Osano is simplifying our international expansion and giving our exec team peace of mind with privacy compliance. It also has allowed us to conserve developer resources with its "one line JS" model."
"The platform is highly intuitive, and the team has extensive legal knowledge of privacy regulations. Everything in the platform is set up for easy completion; you hardly need to contact the team for questions."
"We like that [Osano] is an all-in-one solution and that it automatically searches our site to keep us compliant."
"It is hard to keep track of third-party cookies in an enterprise where several departments can add cookies. Osano helps take that back under control."
Osano is used by the world's most innovative and forward-thinking companies to easily manage and monitor their privacy compliance.
When we founded Osano, our goals were ambitious. We wanted to dramatically simplify how companies ensure data privacy and comply in the face of ever-changing regulations. We wanted to help consumers trust that their data and privacy are being protected. And we wanted to build a company that our customers, partners, and employees can believe in.
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With a patchwork of U.S. state privacy laws, there’s a lot of uncertainty about what needs to be done and when. Fortunately, you can become broadly compliant by following some basic best practices. If you tackle the steps in this data privacy compliance checklist in order, you should be in a good place to tailor your privacy program for compliance with the laws that matter most to your organization.