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Heather Burns is aech policy and regulation specialist from Glasgow, Scotland. She researches, writes, and speaks extensively on laws, regulations, and political issues which impact the craft of web development. She hand-coded her first web site in 1997 and was a professional web designer from 2007-2015.

Heather is a component maintainer of the core privacy team, a founding member of a coalition of privacy team members collaborating across open source CMS projects, and was named a Mozilla Open Leader for her work on open source privacy.

Heather Burns

Developing And Designing For Privacy

Protecting your users’ data is the most important thing you will ever do as a developer, but it isn’t always easy to know where to start. With GDPR, ePrivacy directive and upcoming legislation initiatives to regulate the use and collection of data, as designers and developers, we need to know how to design and build to avoid legal battles down the road.

In this webinar, you’ll learn:

  • how to define a healthy approach to user privacy;
  • integrate the Privacy by Design framework into your workflow;
  • learn about current and upcoming privacy legislation;
  • and pick up a few tools to help you evaluate your work for best privacy practice.

  • Speaking: Heather Burns
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