Driving innovation across the information industries.
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.
SIIA advocates for balanced, comprehensive federal privacy legislation in the United States.
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.
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 values.
SIIA supports efforts to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core feature of meaningful privacy reform.
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.