Ask the Privacy Experts

Understanding what you should comply with is complicated. On your own, you can never be sure that you are implementing an effective privacy program.

Osano's attorneys and certified information privacy professionals are available to help answer any questions you may have.

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Privacy Experts

On-Demand Privacy Professionals

Osano provides you with all the tools you need to build a best-of-breed privacy program. Even with the best tools, sometimes we all need a little help. Osano privacy experts review and grade the privacy practices of thousands of companies. Some contribute to the legislation in consideration by numerous governments, and they can help advise you on the nuances found within the ever-changing data privacy landscape. It's the next best thing to having a best friend who is a privacy professional.

Privacy Questions and Answers

Help When You Need It

It's 10AM on a Tuesday and you've just received a data subject request. How long do you have to respond? Do you have time to track down your general counsel? Ask Osano, and you'll have an answer the same day!

Your Privacy Team

Osano privacy experts come from all walks of life. We have professionals from the EFF and IAPP, and many are attorneys. Your team lives and breathes data privacy – and we’re waiting for you to ask for help.

Hourly Rates? No Thanks.

For Osano customers with the Ask-an-Expert feature included in your plan, you have free and unlimited access to our team of privacy experts. What might have cost $500/hour is now yours at no additional charge.

Your attorney is always happy to talk... By the hour.

Get Compliant Now

While you're building your program and before you decide to spend a fortune on common knowledge among privacy professionals, talk to Osano. We'll help you quickly and save you a lot of money.

You can probably put gas in your car without help but still go to the mechanic for important work. Similarly we believe that every company can manage their own privacy practices and that a qualified attorney should be called on only when necessary.

Osano becomes your inhouse expert on data privacy, helping you reduce attorney bills and execute more quickly.

You don't have to do this alone.

What's New at Osano

Sweeney release

We have just released a major new upgrade to our platform. This update features role-based access controls for your business. Admins will now be empowered to restrict a user's access and control to specific parts of Osano's platform.

Role-based access controls are only the most visible of numerous enhancements in this update that improve the performance, integrity and security of the Osano platform. The release notes detail the full list of enhancements and bug fixes.

The name of this release is a hat tip to Latanya Sweeney, a Harvard professor and privacy researcher who has done pioneering privacy research for the past two decades. Click to read more about her impressive work.

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Westin release

Announcing a shiny new update to Osano's platform! Updates include:

  • Consent Manager preview showing language translations and popup styling by location
  • Consent Manager versioning and rollback
  • iFrame blocking support
  • Consent Manager configuration duplication
  • Two dozen other features, enhancements, and bug fixes

This release is named in honor of Alan Westin, the father of modern data privacy law. We released an article on our blog about how his work has shaped privacy laws and perceptions today.

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White paper: The Osano Data Privacy and Data Breach Link

Announcing a groundbreaking report analyzing the relationship between a company’s privacy practices and their likelihood of experiencing a data breach. The Osano Data Privacy and Data Breach Link reveals a predictive relationship between responsible privacy practices and security outcomes.

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11,000 vendors and counting!

Osano's proprietary dataset of vendor privacy risk just broke 11,000! We couldn't be more proud! 🎉

Brandeis release

Announcing a massive update to Osano's platform! We completely re-built the consent manager from the ground up. Updates include:
  • Automated script and cookie classifications
  • We've added multi-factor authentication to help further safeguard your Osano account
  • More than a dozen other features, enhancements, and bug fixes

This release is named after Louis Brandeis, one of the original pioneers of data privacy rights. We released an article on our blog about his fascinating life and how it impacted the data privacy world.

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