U.S. TAG to ISO/PC 317 - Consumer protection: privacy by design for consumer goods and services

What it is: The International Standards Organization (ISO) Project Committee 317 is developing a global consumer privacy standard that can be embedded into the design of products and services. The U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) represents American interests in ISO/PC 317. The TAG is comprised of privacy experts from premiere U.S.-based organizations committed to consumer privacy.

OASIS partners with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to administer the TAG.

Current Members

American Insurance Association Amazon American Express
Apple Axiomatics Bank of America
BigID, Inc Cisco Comcast Cable
Crownpeak Technology, Inc Deloitte Docusign
Dropbox Ernst & Young Equifax
Experian Facebook Ford Motor Company
Google IAB Tech Lab IBM
Indeed, Inc Integris Software Intertrust Technologies
IONIC jahia JP Morgan
Kaiser Permanente KPMG Macys
Mailchimp MasterCard Microsoft
NIST Nymity, Inc OneTrust
PwC LLP Privacy Orchards, LLC Reliam
Return Path Riot Games Sentinel LLC
Shopify Starbucks Sumo Logic
Target Tesla TransUnion LLC
TrustArc Inc Uber Verizon
Walmart, Inc Western Digital WireWheel, Inc

Benefits of participation

Membership in the U.S. TAG gives participating companies:

  • Global recognition among regulators and consumers alike as proactive players in the consumer privacy space
  • The ability to propose use cases that will inform the standard and the legislation that will reference PC 317
  • An official voice in the global debate on privacy
  • A series of marketing benefits provided by OASIS: press releases, webinars and focused events

Privacy work in OASIS

OASIS has been chosen as a trusted partner to administer the U.S. TAG to PC 317, alongside ANSI, and in support of ISO, based on our experience facilitating TAG communities and our technical community’s longstanding commitment to consumer privacy.

Key OASIS projects in this area include:

OASIS Cross-Enterprise Security and Privacy Authorization (XSPA) TC

Enabling the interoperable exchange of healthcare privacy policies, consent directives, and authorizations.

Video on XSPA (15 min.), presented by Duane DeCouteau: https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/xspa/media/xspaoverview/.

OASIS Privacy by Design Documentation for Software Engineers (PbD-SE) TC

Enabling privacy to be embedded into IT system design and architecture.

Slide show on Privacy by Design by Dr. Ann Cavoukian: https://www.slideshare.net/anncavoukian/privacy-by-design-seminar-jan-22-2015

OASIS Privacy Management Reference Model (PMRM) TC

Providing a guideline for developing operational solutions to privacy issues.

Slide show on PMRM by John Szabo and Gerson Janssen: https://slideplayer.com/slide/6328201/


If you wish to join the U.S. TAG or/and OASIS, please contact communications@oasis-open.org.