Privacy Analyst

A Privacy Analyst assesses policies, procedures, and operations to ensure they meet privacy requirements.

Role overview

A Privacy Analyst manages the legal and operational risks around sensitive and critical information assets by assessing business operations on a continual basis, developing the right policies, procedures, and training programs, and overseeing all data agreements. Privacy Analysts might focus on the general operations of a business, or on privacy as it relates to specific projects.

Privacy Analysts
may also be referred to as:
Compliance And Privacy Specialist
Cyber Risk Management Intern
Cybersecurity And Privacy Intern
Cybersecurity And Privacy Analyst
Data Privacy Advisor
Data Privacy Analyst
Data Privacy Compliance Specialist
Data Privacy Data Architect
Data Privacy Engineer
Data Privacy Specialist
Platform Privacy Specialist
Privacy Analyst
Privacy And Compliance Analyst
Privacy And Compliance Specialist
Privacy And Cybersecurity Advisor
Privacy And Risk Engineer
Privacy And Technology Analyst
Privacy Architect
Privacy Compliance Advisor
Privacy Compliance Analyst
Privacy Compliance Specialist
Privacy Engineer
Privacy Intern

Career Path

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Average Salary

Based upon experience, salary for this role ranges from:
National Average
* based upon those with two plus years of cybersecurity experience


Ensuring compliance with data privacy and protection regulations, including GDPR, CCPA, and NIST.
Answering queries on global data privacy processing and protection requirements from internal stakeholders.
Conducting compliance gap analysis and readiness assessments for upcoming policy changes.
Creating and maintaining documentation, privacy notices, privacy statements, SOPs, work instructions and guidance notes in cooperation with legal teams.
Managing any Data Subject Request process that the organization has.
Collecting and maintaining records of processing activities.
Preparing reports on regulatory compliance.
Escalating any potential data breaches for investigation and resolution.

Tools & Environment

Privacy Analysts often use compliance management platforms such as TrutArc or OneTrust, and need an understanding of the various global and local data privacy and protection regulations. These professionals also work on Data Protection Impact Assessments and Data Subject Requests, so must be able to track and analyse data through its lifecycle using the relevant tools.


Category Organization Certification
Compliance (ISC)2 HCISPP
Compliance APMG ISO/IEC 27001-P ISO
Compliance APMG ISO/IEC 27001-F
Compliance APMG NCSP-P
Compliance APMG NCSP-F
Compliance Crypto Consortium CCSSA
Compliance EXIN PDP-P
Compliance EXIN PDP-E
Compliance EXIN PDP-F
Compliance EXIN ISO/IEC 27001-F

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