GDPR, CCPA, and WCAG compliance readiness

Learn about best practices on GDPR, CCPA, and WCAG compliance
 

Photon’s proactive approach to data privacy, data security, and web accessibility can help you audit your current policies, practices and develop a roadmap to ensure your organization’s GDPR, CCPA, and WCAG 2.1 readiness.

Non-compliance with these regulations could lead to significant liabilities, hefty penalties, potential lawsuits, and embarrassment to your brand’s public reputation. To be in tune with the ever-changing world of data privacy and web accessibility, Photon has designed a proactive approach to compliance readiness. 

What are GDPR, CCPA, and WCAG 2.1?

  • GDPR: The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most important change in data privacy regulations in 20 years, fundamentally reshaping the way data is handled and controlled across every industry. 
  • CCPA: California Consumer Privacy Act is the beginning of America’s GDPR and applies to for-profit entities that both collect and process the personal information of California residents - regardless if doing business in California or not. 
  • WCAG 2.1:  The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) are a series of web accessibility guidelines published by the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). It provides equal access and equal opportunity to people with disabilities and is in accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act (ADA).

At Photon, we have extensive experience working with global brands offering tailored solutions to meet each of these regulations. Whether you are just starting your GDPR, CCPA, or WCAG 2.1 implementation process or have a compliance program in place, Photon can help ensure that your consumer touchpoints and PI data are secure and meet the ever-changing compliance regulatory landscape. 

Proactive approach 

Proactive approach 
Photon follows a proactive approach in ensuring that privacy is now a default setting embedded deep into the UX/UI interface of all your digital properties such as native mobile applications, web, and others.
 

Risk-based GDPR and CCPA approach

Risk-based GDPR and CCPA approach
Photon’s compliance experts can help you ensure GDPR and CCPA readiness by assessing your organization’s current state, determining the future state, defining and implementing a robust compliance strategy, and managing all your ongoing compliance initiatives.
 

WCAG 2.1 and ADA testing 

WCAG 2.1 and ADA testing 
Photon has the resources, technical expertise, and rich experience in implementing WCAG 2.1 and ADA compliance readiness. Through our tailored compliance solutions, enterprises solve technical problems and challenges that prevent access to technology.
 

Customer Identity Access Management (CIAM)

Customer Identity Access Management (CIAM)
Photon has an in-depth understanding of the intrinsic values of CIAM solutions to identify customers in a genuine, easy-to-access framework, producing higher customer acquisition and retention rates.
 

Photon’s compliance solutions help enterprises solve technical challenges that prevent access to technology and pose threats to data privacy. 

Photon’s high-level technical approach to power GDPR readiness:

  • GDPR content repository: Developing a content repository to manage privacy policy, terms of use, and privacy notice in the central repository for the brand, country, language, and country type.
  • GDPR content API: Developing GDPR content API to expose privacy policy, terms of use, and privacy notice to other websites. 
  • GDPR content connector component: Developing GDPR content connector as a reusable component, which would be integrated at each site level. 
  • Site integration: Integration of GDPR content connector at the master and the country level. 

Photon’s accessibility testing program to achieve WCAG 2.1 readiness: 

  • Current state assessment: Executing organization-wide assessment to identify the problem statement.
  • Gap analysis: Identifying the gaps between WCAG 2.1 requirements and the organization’s current state. 
  • Target state vision and planning: Determining the target state by defining accessibility standards and requirements. 
  • Recommendation: Developing a digital accessibility strategy, compliance, priority and risk model aligned with your business objectives. 
  • Roadmap: Developing an accessibility program plan that details timeline, milestones, activities, and staff needed for this effort.

Connect with Photon now to discuss a possible compliance audit and assess your organization’s ongoing ability to achieve GDPR, CCPA, and WCAG 2.1 compliance readiness. 

“Apart from the threats of non-compliance, hefty fines, and potential lawsuits, GDPR, CCPA, and WCAG 2.1 compliances are positive steps forward to ensure web accessibility and data security for all. It is an opportunity to drive new efficiencies, build trust, and create a new business case. The time to act  is now.”

Mukund Balasubramanian

CTO at PHOTON

Mukund Balasubramanian
Photon WCAG 2.1 best practices guide
Photon WCAG 2.1 best practices guide
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Photon WCAG 2.1 best practices guide

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