Speakers: Donata Stroink-Skillrud

  • The three things all web professionals need to know about privacy

    WordCamp Montreal 2023Speaker: Donata Stroink-Skillrud

    November 21, 2023 — Web professionals play a crucial role in building websites that not only perform effectively but also adhere to ethical and legal standards, especially regarding privacy. This presentation aims to equip web professionals with a comprehensive understanding of privacy-related topics so they can guide their clients effectively. We will explore three key subtopics:

    1. The Significance of Privacy in Web Development

    – Discuss the evolving landscape of privacy concerns on the internet.
    – Explore the ethical and legal implications of collecting personal information on websites.
    – Highlight the importance of building trust with users through privacy-conscious practices.

    2. Necessity of Privacy Policies

    – Explain why most websites collecting Personal Information (PI) require a Privacy Policy.
    – Explore the elements and best practices for creating an effective Privacy Policy.
    – Provide insights into staying compliant with various privacy regulations (e.g., GDPR, CCPA).

    3. Web Professionals as Privacy Advocates

    – Empower web professionals to proactively address privacy concerns with their clients.
    – Discuss strategies for integrating privacy considerations into web development projects.
    – Share resources and tools to help web professionals stay up-to-date with evolving privacy regulations.

    By delving into these subtopics, this presentation will enable web professionals to not only answer their clients’ questions about the necessity of a Privacy Policy but also become advocates for privacy and data protection in the digital realm.