Educate yourself on privacy regulations and anticipate new privacy rules that are likely to be coming down the road.
Take charge of developing a formal process for data access at your organization.
Win a seat at the management table by working with top management to make privacy a priority.
Insist on openness. Push your company to tell consumers what data is being collected and how it is being used.
Stand up for your data. Even if CIOs aren’t always the final gatekeepers when it comes to data access, they can install privacy controls and oversee who gets the data.