Ken Sponsler, general manager of the consulting services practiceat PossibleNOW, earned certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Sponsler is one of only 6 people in Georgia who hold the CIPP certification.
ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) October 12, 2005 -- PossibleNOW, the trusted source for consumer data privacy management solutions and services, announced today that Ken Sponsler, general manager of its consulting services practice, earned certification from the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). By virtue of passing a rigorous and comprehensive written exam covering management techniques, regulatory familiarity, privacy terms, and privacy protection case studies, Sponsler qualifies for the Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) designation.
With more than 2,000 individual and corporate members, the IAPP defines and supports the profession of privacy by being a forum for interaction, education and discussion across industries. More than 350 of its members have earned the CIPP designation. Sponsler is one of only six other CIPP designees in Georgia.
The CIPP designation confirms that its holder has achieved understanding of key legal, technical and operational concepts, and applications in the handling of consumer information. It offers individual privacy professionals a means of distinguishing themselves as among the upper tier of the privacy industry, while offering privacy-centric organizations the assurance that the individual meets a high standard of knowledge and achievement within the profession.
The first-ever broad-based privacy certification in the United States, the CIPP stresses the fundamentals of privacy. It also establishes educational and testing standards for the privacy profession.
Sponsler, as general manager of PossibleNOW’s consulting services practice, works with clients to determine their overall compliance level with various privacy and consumer marketing legislation. The practice is built on PossibleNOW’s years of experience in designing and providing compliance technology solutions including DNCSolution, its Internet-based application for Do Not Contact compliance.
PossibleNOW, headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, is the trusted source for consumer privacy technology solutions (Do Not Call, Do Not E-mail, Do Not Mail, Do Not Share). Their DNCSolution™ suite of online services provides comprehensive tools that help direct marketers handle federal and state Do Not Contact compliance matters. PossibleNOW also provides Consumer Privacy Consulting Services and Compliance Managed Services. For more information about PossibleNOW and its solutions and services, call (770) 255-1020 or visit www.possiblenow.com.
About The IAPP
The International Association of Privacy Professionals is the world’s leading association of privacy and security professionals. The IAPP helps define and support the profession of privacy by being a forum for interaction, education and discussion across industries. For more information about the IAPP or the CIPP designation, please call (800) 266-6501 or visit www.privacyassociation.org.