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Nymity Releases Enhancements for Nymity Templates(TM)

TORONTO, Feb. 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nymity, a leading global research company specializing in accountability, risk, and compliance solutions for the privacy office, is excited to introduce a new Nymity Templates™.

Founded on a structured approach to privacy management, Nymity Templates™ helps privacy offices quickly embed privacy management throughout the organization to ensure ongoing compliance and reduce organizational risk. Nymity Templates™ provides 700+ downloadable expert resources to implement 130+ privacy management activities, including sample policies, procedures, annotations, checklists, guides, and real-world examples. Nymity is continually updating and adding to the downloadable resources available with Nymity Templates™ and will continue to enhance the solution with updated features as new requirements are identified.

Teresa Troester-Falk, Chief Global Privacy Strategist at Nymity, commented, "Nymity Templates™ is ideal for operationalizing ongoing compliance, structuring ad-hoc privacy management practices, embedding accountability into practice, generating evidence for reviews and audits, and managing risk."

The new Nymity Templates™ has been updated with enhanced content and capabilities for many of its privacy management features, including:

  • Updated Privacy Management Accountability Framework to include activities pertaining to codes of conduct, collection and use of personal data of minors, conducting due diligence on third party data sources, appointment of DPOs where applicable, and ethics guidelines.
  • Revision History to help organizations track the status of the implemented privacy management activities, including date of implementation, revision schedule, and revision history. This features allows organizations to ensure ongoing compliance and track progress on planned activities.
  • Resource Trends and Reports to provide users with graphical representations of the trends in resources downloaded by Nymity Templates™ users and weekly or monthly reports tracking trends such as top privacy management activities, top downloadable resources, recent updates, and new content added.
  • GDPR Add-on to help organizations operating in the EU, or processing the personal data of EU residents, to implement and maintain 55 identified privacy management activities to achieve ongoing, demonstrable compliance. The GDPR Add-on will help organizations implement necessary safeguards, reduce the cost of implementing appropriate technical and organizational measures, and produce evidence that can be used to demonstrate compliance.

Nymity is currently working towards enhancements for Nymity Templates™ to support privacy offices with implementing appropriate privacy management activities to ensure ongoing compliance with the EU-US Privacy Shield. A Privacy Shield Add-on will be made available once the rules are finalized and released.

About Nymity

Nymity is a leading global research company specialising in accountability, risk, and compliance solutions for the privacy office. Nymity's suite of solutions help organizations attain, maintain, and demonstrate data privacy compliance. Organizations all over the world rely on Nymity's solutions to proactively and efficiently manage their privacy programs – empowering them to comply with confidence.

CONTACT: Nisha Lakhani-Bandali Director of Marketing nisha.lakhani-bandali@nymity.com 647-260-6230 ext 225Source: Nymity