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Data Privacy Advisor

When data protection authority falls on you, confidence matters

What is Data Privacy Advisor?

Data Privacy Advisor (DPA) helps you to better understand global rules and regulations so you can define clear and concise policies; prevent, respond to, and protect against data privacy issues; and provide strategic data protection guidelines to leadership. Using Thomson Reuters Data Privacy Advisor, you can stay up to date on global rules and regulations as well as better understand and manage the data protection requirements and issues in the jurisdictions where your company does business

Combining best in-class data privacy guidance from Practical Law Editors, global legal and regulatory content, and artificial intelligence that gets smarter the more you use it, DPA helps you to monitor the market and deepen your expertise so you can proceed more confidently.

Now that companies in the UAE and KSA have experienced the first phase of VAT implementation, several process and technology challenges have come to light.

Data Privacy Advisor Data Privacy Advisor helps you to better understand global rules and regulations

With Data Privacy Advisor, you can:

  • Get relevant answers to your compliance questions   
  • Feel more assured that your research is complete
  • Be clear about your data privacy compliance requirements
  • Be alerted to compliance-related news and trends in time to act
  • Understand regulations easily across jurisdictions
  • Collaborate with colleagues by sharing research folders
Only Data Privacy Advisor combines Practical Law know-how, global legal and regulatory content, and artificial intelligence from Thomson Reuters and IBM Watson® to help you proceed with confidence.

Why Data Privacy Advisor?

Data Privacy Advisor A global solution to help clarify the complexities of data privacy and protection so you can proceed with more confidence

The number of jurisdictions with data protection or privacy legislation in place has soared in the last decade with no signs of abating. In the EU, an overwhelming patchwork of new rules and regulations governs the use of personal data. In the U.S. and elsewhere, countless changes loom.

So how can you understand all the implications for your organisation?

Data Privacy Advisor combines best-in-class content including data protection guidance from Practical Law, global legal and regulatory information, and news and current awareness. This content helps you monitor the market; identify which rules and regulations to apply; and detect, prevent, and respond to data privacy issues – all within a system incorporating artificial intelligence, so it gets smarter the more you use it.


of companies say they’re not ready for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)


of senior executives say their company experiences cyber-attacks hourly or daily


of companies don’t have or don’t know if they need a Data Privacy Officer


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How does artificial intelligence work in Data Privacy Advisor?

Data Privacy Advisor utilizes Artificial Intelligence (AI) to enhance your research.

With AI, you can: 

  • Ask a relevant question in your own words and receive a full-sentence answer along with supporting passages.
  • Expand your understanding with related concepts
  • See confidence indicators
  • Visualize suggested areas of focus.

The Data Privacy Advisor AI has been thoroughly trained by our attorney-editors, so that the more you use it, the smarter it gets.

Ask Watson a Question is a next-generation question-answering feature that is in beta. Thomson Reuters Center for Cognitive Computing and IBM Watson partnered to build the world’s first question-answering feature for global privacy compliance. It is a “learning system,” meaning the feature continues to get smarter with user interaction.