Privacy & Data Protection

Privacy and data protection are essential to SIIA members. We support a robust agenda at the federal, state, and international level and policies that will enhance the health, safety, and accessibility of data and information. We are a thought leader on issues involving the First Amendment, child and student privacy, and anti-fraud, reflecting the valuable services that our members provide to government, business, and the public.

POLICY PRIORITIES

Advancing comprehensive federal privacy legislation

SIIA advocates for balanced, comprehensive federal privacy legislation in the United States.

Promoting digital trade and cross-border data flows

SIIA engages with US, EU, UK, and other foreign officials in supporting free cross-border data flows and advocates against restrictive data localization policies. SIIA is actively engaged with senior officials on US-EU Privacy Shield negotiations, the US-EU Trade & Technology Council, UK data policy, and Indo-Pacific regional efforts.

Driving the debate on the benefits of privacy law

SIIA members believe that comprehensive privacy law is critical to address concerns about the lack of accountability and transparency with how consumer data is collected. processed, and used. A comprehensive federal privacy law will provide meaningful consumer safeguards while promoting innovation and democratic

 
Advancing DEI

SIIA supports efforts to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core feature of meaningful privacy reform.

Engaging at the state level

SIIA is active in states across the nation and has had success in driving changes in privacy and data protection legislation to address member equities.

Recent Actions

SIIA Provides Input on Colorado Privacy Act (CPA) to Inform Pre-Rulemaking Session

SIIA Provides Input on Colorado Privacy Act (CPA) to Inform Pre-Rulemaking Session In a letter to Attorney General …

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SIIA Signs on Americans For Free Trade Letter to USTR Ambassador Tai

SIIA Signs on Americans For Free Trade Letter to USTR Ambassador Tai This morning, Ambassador Tai is testifying …

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SIIA Works with CalChamber of Commerce to Oppose SB 1189, Concerning Biometrics Bill

SIIA Works with CalChamber of Commerce to Oppose SB 1189, Concerning Biometrics Bill SIIA signed on to CalChamber’s …

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AFT Sends Letter to Congressional Leadership Urging Action on Transparent, Fair Tariffs Exclusions Process

WASHINGTON, D.C., (March 3, 2022) — Today, Americans for Free Trade (AFT), a broad coalition of American businesses, …

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SIIA Letter on KY HB32, An ACT Relating to Biometric Data Collection Practices

SIIA Letter on KY HB 32: An ACT Relating to Biometric Data Collection Practices The Software & Information …

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Association Letter on Data Protection Bill

Association Letter: Data Protection Bill After India’s Joint Parliamentary Committee issued a report that would increase business compliance …

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