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Debra Farber | Elance
 
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Debra Farber

Privacy, Legal, Compliance, Technical Writing
   United States
  |   San Francisco, CA
  |  11:40 pm Local Time

Overview

Farber Strategies Inc specializes in privacy, data protection, legal compliance, contracts, & technical writing. We help companies understand and document how they collect, transmit, store, share, use, and dispose of personally identifiable information (PII). Our consultants hold JDs, have earned various privacy and security certifications, and have obtained years of experience across several industries setting up, leading, and operationalizing privacy and data protection initiatives.

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Portfolio

This is an example of a customized online Privacy Policy for a mobile web app that is...
http://numera.com/numera-social-privacy/
I drafted this Online Privacy Statement for American Express back in August 2006, when...
https://www.americanexpress.com/us/content/legal-disclosures/online-privacy-statement.html
This is an example of a customized online Privacy Policy for a health and wellness...
http://getbetterhealth.com/privacy-policy
Drafted a Terms of Use ("TOU") for this U.S.-based medical blogger based upon...
http://getbetterhealth.com/terms-of-use
I drafted this terms of use based on the company's specific needs. The needs were...
http://www.numerahealth.com/numera-social-tou/
This is an example of a customized online Privacy Policy for a small Real Estate...
A new IT Consulting firm wanted copy written for 5 pages of its new website. They...

Skills (10)

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Privacy Policy
Contracts
HIPAA Compliance
Technical Writing
Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Certification
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English
U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Academic Writing
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English Grammar
Social Media Marketing

Service Description

OUR CORE SERVICES INCLUDE:

- Contract Drafting / Legal Writing:
*Online privacy policy
*Terms of service (TOS) / terms of use (TOU)
*Non-disclosure & confidentiality agreements

- Technical Writing:
*Technical User Guides
*Technical Marketing Copy, RFP Responses, and Whitepapers
*Website Content Writing
*Editing/Proofreading

- Privacy Officer On-Demand:
* Contract review and negotiation
* Sales support (e.g., RFPs, draft marketing copy)
* Represent privacy & security posture during the sales process
* Product / services compliance review
* Legal compliance strategy and compliance advice: HIPAA/HITECH, FCRA/FACTA, COPAA, GLBA, CAN-SPAM, US Privacy Act, EU Safe Harbor, EU cookie law, data breach laws, CA privacy laws
* Privacy program development and staffing

- Risk & Analyses Services:
* HIPAA privacy & security risk assessments and gap analyses
* Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA)
* Business process review and recommendations
* Vendor and contractor risk assessments

- Policy Development Services

- Privacy and Security Implementation Services:
* Program and project management
* Define business and technical requirements regarding privacy protections and security controls
* Remediation planning

- Training:
* Staff / contractor training;
* Certification training (as an IAPP Privacy Faculty trainer) for IAPP Foundation, CIPP/US and CIPP/G exams

- Audits:
* Documented privacy audits
* Website / app...

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Employment

Farber Strategies, Inc
President & Principal Consultant
2012 - Present
Advise organizations on how to build privacy protections and security controls into product and service offerings to establish and maintain trust, protect the brand, and comply with legislation and...
Numera
Director, Product & Platform Privacy
2011 - 2012
Oversaw company-wide strategy to comply with HIPAA, HITECH, and EU Safe Harbor. Served as privacy and security advisor for Numera Social, Numera Net, and projects in development. Managed various...
The Advisory Board Company
Privacy Officer
2009 - 2011
Oversaw privacy and data protection initiatives across the company, reporting to General Counsel. Developed data protection strategy and policy. Built strong relationships with stakeholders across...
IBM Global Business Services
Managing Consultant - Privacy & Security
2007 - 2009
Consulted public sector organizations on privacy & security policies, standards, baselines and procedures. Provided advice on privacy governance and implementation of data protection models....
Revolution Health Group
Sr. Manager, Privacy & Data Protection
2006 - 2007
Evangalized privacy practices within all product groups to protect consumers, earn trust and build the brand. Drafted internal & customer-facing policies and ensured compliance throughout the...
American Express
Manager, Online Privacy
2005 - 2006
Drove American Express' online privacy initiatives on a global basis, working as part of the Privacy Implementation Team. This included enterprise-wide online privacy policy creation and...

Education

Brooklyn Law School
Juris Doctor
2002 - 2005
Binghamton University
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English
1996 - 2000
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privacy
contracts
legal consulting
confidentiality
security
agreements
policy
HIPAA
data protection
strategy
Safe Harbor
compliance
legal
terms of service
privacy policy
legal research
writing
technical writing
web content
business writing
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