How Many Privacy Laws Are Privacy Professionals Worldwide Complying with? (% of respondents, by country/region Oct 2019)
Privacy professionals worldwide were asked the number of privacy laws they are complying with. Responses from US, EU and UK include 1, 2-5, 6-10, 11-49, 50+ or don't know.
Data was provided to eMarketer by IAPP and TrustArc.
Data is from the November 2019 International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and TrustArc report titled "Measuring Privacy Operations 2019." 327 privacy professionals worldwide were surveyed during October 2-21, 2019. Respondents were IAPP members and were located in Asia (4%), Canada (9%), EU (24%), UK (13%), US (43%) or other (7%) in companies with number of employees of 1-250 (25%), 251-1,000 (17%), 1,001-5,000 (20%), 5,001-25,000 (19%) or 25,000+ (19%) in the high-regulated industry (healthcare, financial services, insurance, pharma - 35%), unregulated industry (technology/telecom, manufacturing, and software - 33%), legal/consulting services (16%), government/education/nonprofit (11%) or other (5%) with a core function within the company of IT/data/information security (11%), marketing (22%), privacy/legal/compliance (81%) or other (6%). International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) is a global information privacy community and resource and TrustArc is a technology compliance and security company.