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Data Privacy Advisor

When data privacy authority falls on you, confidence matters

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

With today’s intense focus on data privacy, how can you know all the rules and regulations for every jurisdiction in which your organization does business?

Data Privacy Advisor helps you to better understand global rules and regulations so you can define clear and concise privacy policies; prevent, respond to, and protect against data privacy issues; and provide strategic data protection guidelines to leadership. Using Data Privacy Advisor, you’ll better understand and manage the data privacy requirements and issues in the jurisdictions where your company does business.

Combining unrivalled Practical Law know-how, global legal and regulatory content, and artificial intelligence that gets smarter the more you use it, Data Privacy Advisor helps you deepen your expertise so you can proceed more confidently.

With Data Privacy Advisor, you can:

  • Get relevant answers to your data privacy research questions
  • Feel assured your research is more complete
  • Know 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

Why Data Privacy Advisor?

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 organization?

Data Privacy Advisor combines best-in-class content including data privacy 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. *

36%
of companies say they’re
not ready for the EU
General Data Protection
Regulation (GDPR)

45%
of senior executives
say their company
experiences cyberattacks
hourly or daily

59%
of companies don’t
have or don’t know
if they need a Data
Privacy Officer

See how it works

Data Privacy Advisor overview video (1:26)

How does artificial intelligence work in Data
Privacy Advisor?

Data Privacy Advisor utilizes artificial intelligence 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. You can also expand your understanding with related concepts, confidence indicators, and visualization tools to explore 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.

Experience Data Privacy Advisor for yourself

Request a free trial today to discover a better way to manage your organization’s data privacy program.


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