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Riin Rehepapp obtains the prestigious CIPP/E Certificate

On 26, 02 2018 | No Comments | In Uncategorized | By Birgit Viilukas

Law Office FORT is proud to announce that our Attorney Riin Rehepapp has earned the international accreditation of a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) from The International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

IAPP is the largest and most comprehensive information-privacy organization in the world. The organization helps organizations manage and protect their data, and it aids practitioners by providing resources to advance their knowledge and skills in this vital field.

IAPP has developed and launched the only globally recognized certification programs in information privacy, which include the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), the Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), and the Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT). The CIPP, CIPM, and CIPT designations are the most coveted privacy certifications available for thousands of professionals around the world who serve the data protection, information auditing, information security, legal compliance, and risk management needs of their organizations. To earn her certification as a Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E), Riin had to demonstrate a deep knowledge of European privacy laws and regulations and an understanding of the legal requirements for the responsible transfer of sensitive personal data to and from the US, the EU, and other jurisdictions.

CIPP/E subject matter areas include:

  • The context of European data protection law: origins, institutions, and legislative frameworks;
  • Data protection concepts, principles, and applications, including processing criteria, obligations, data subject rights, confidentiality and security, notification requirements, international data transfers, and supervision and enforcement;
  • European data protection practices related to employment, surveillance, direct marketing, and outsourcing;
  • Internet technology and communications, including cloud computing, search engines, and social networking.

Riin Rehepapp specializes in practice areas that include corporate and M&A, dispute management, employment, data protection and E-privacy, media and advertising and contracts, she joined FORT at 2013.