Privacy Impact Assessment Privacy impact assessments (PIAs) are tools which can help organizations identify the most effective way to comply with their data protection obligations and meet individuals’ expectations of privacy. An effective PIA will allow organizations to identify and fix problems at an early stage, reducing the associated costs and damage to reputation which might otherwise occur. PIAs are an integral part of taking privacy by design approach. Key points: A PIA is a process which assists organizations in identifying and minimizing the privacy risks of new projects or policies. Conducting a PIA involves working with people within the...