Princess Cruises Data Privacy Director in SEATTLE, Washington

Data Privacy Director

Santa Clarita, California

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Holland America Group is currently searching for a highly motivated Data Privacy Director who will provide support and guidance to HA Group’s Privacy Officer, Marketing Personnel, Human Resources, Legal and IT resources and others as needed while working closely with the Global Privacy team to ensure compliance with the corporation’s Global Privacy Standards, applicable regulations and business requirements for Holland America Line, Seabourn and Princess Cruises. This position reports to the Director of Insurance and Risk Management.

We welcome your interest in joining Holland America Group - a division of Carnival Corporation. Holland America Group includes Holland America Line and Seabourn (both headquartered in Seattle, Washington), Princess Cruise Lines (headquartered in Santa Clarita, California), and P&O Australia (headquartered in Sydney). Holland America Group operates a combined total of 41 cruise ships with 36,000 employees worldwide. This position will be located in our Santa Clarita office.


  • Collaborate with management, Legal, Marketing, IT, Human Resources and other affected departments to develop and continuously improve upon a comprehensive privacy program consistent with relevant laws and regulations including but not limited to the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation and maturing Asia operations

  • Define, draft and coordinate implementation of policies and processes that enable effective privacy practices that meet Carnival Corporation Global Privacy Standards

  • Communicate the company’s policies and procedures to employees and business partners through training and awareness activities

  • Coordinate with senior management, Legal, IT, Human Resources, ABG and other business functions to establish a recognized and accepted privacy governance structure within the multi-brand HA Group organization

  • Advise business units regarding compliance with company privacy policies and procedures

  • Oversee privacy program risk assessments and resulting mitigation and remediation plans

  • Collaborate with business units to ensure that new privacy requirements are considered and during the design phase of new technology, promotional and service initiatives

  • Evaluate and improve upon processes for receiving, documenting, investigating and reporting unauthorized access or disclosure of protected information

  • Develop and apply corrective action as needed in response to complaints concerning the organization’s privacy policies and procedures

  • Prepare and present clear, accurate and timely communication and reports on privacy risks, metrics, and compliance activities to senior management

  • Manage maintenance of relevant records to demonstrate compliance with Carnival Corporation Global Privacy Standards


  • Specific privacy consulting experience , Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) designation preferred, JD applicants welcome

  • 5 or more years’ experience in the management of data privacy within a multinational environment

  • In-depth knowledge of U.S. and European privacy laws, regulations and best practices

  • Demonstrated ability to define and implement comprehensive compliance programs in complex organizations

  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems in creative, efficient and cost effective ways

  • An ability to develop professional presentations, reports and business correspondence

  • A strong knowledge of standards, laws, and regulatory environment and the impact these have on the administration of an effective compliance program

  • A strong reputation for integrity and ethics

  • Ability to respond effectively and discretely to sensitive inquiries or complaints

  • Experience in use of Microsoft Office including knowledge of Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint

  • Ability to solve complex problems through strategic prioritization of competing interests

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  • An ability to work collaboratively and successfully in cross-functional and cross-cultural teams;


  • Flexible Work Schedule! 9/80 alternative workweek schedule providing each employee with one (1) weekday off every two weeks.

  • Time off benefits - 8 paid holidays, paid vacation, bonus vacation time and paid sick time

  • Travel - Cruise and Travel Privileges for you and your family

  • Health - Complete benefit plans including medical, dental, vision and flexible spending accounts

  • Wellness - Health and wellness programs include, onsite exercise classes, onsite nutrition and lifestyle classes and discounted gym memberships

  • Tuition Reimbursement - up to 75% with a maximum of $2000 per year

  • 401(k) - Company match up to 6% of salary at 50% for the first 5 years and 100% thereafter

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan - up to a 15% discount off of FMV of CCL stock

  • Training - In-house Princess University courses on professional development

  • Rewards & Incentives - Employee Recognition and Reward Programs; rideshare, financial commuter incentives and free parking; banking services and retail stores

    Next Steps…

Apply today and set sail on an exciting new career course! Our goal is to be the number one cruise and cruise-tour provider. To make that happen, we need qualified, top-notch team members. If you’re looking to get your talent noticed, apply today! Our application process is quick and easy:

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Princess Cruises is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status. LI-CW1