Consumer Perspectives: Policy Principles for a Federal Data Privacy Framework

Senate Commerce Committee

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 3:00pm

The hearing will examine consumers’ expectations for data privacy in the Digital Age and how those expectations may vary based on the type of information collected and processed by businesses. In addition, the hearing will examine how to provide consumers with meaningful tools and resources to make more informed privacy decisions about the products and services they use both online and offline. The panel will also discuss data privacy rights, controls, and protections that should be available to consumers and enshrined into law in the United States. 


  • Ms. Helen Dixon, Data Protection Commissioner, Republic of Ireland
  • Ms. Neema Singh Guliani, Senior Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Mr. Jules Polonetsky, Chief Executive Officer, Future of Privacy Forum
  • Mr. Jim Steyer, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Common Sense Media

Dirksen Senate Office Building
50 Constitution Ave NE G50
Washington , DC 20002