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Championing Data Best Practices for a Responsible Future

By Sarah Spradling, Director of Privacy, Alliance Data
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Data Privacy Week is an annual international effort to spread awareness about data privacy and educate individuals on how to secure their personal information. It’s also an opportunity to encourage businesses to respect privacy and be more transparent about how they collect, store and use data.  Data Privacy Week 2022 (January 24-28) spotlights the value of information and how to “Keep It Private” and “Respect Privacy.”

A Conversation With Calvin Hilton and Mike Schmidt: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

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In remembrance and celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. and his contributions, Mike Schmidt, SVP, Credit Risk, sat down with Calvin Hilton, Chief Diversity Officer, to reflect on his personal experience, the importance of Dr. King’s legacy and Alliance Data’s commitment to promoting inclusion, equality and respect for all.

*Editor’s note: some responses have been edited for brevity

Mike: If I think about the message and legacy of Dr. King and your experience, what is your first recollection and memory of Dr. King?

Alliance Data Recognized at 2021 Breakfast of Corporate Champions

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Alliance Data is honored to have been recognized at the Nov. 10 Women’s Forum of New York Breakfast of Corporate Champions for surpassing the 35% threshold for female directors on our corporate board. Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion remains a top priority across all aspects of our business practices, including ongoing board refreshment efforts. Alliance Data is honored to have the expertise, experiences and unique perspectives that our female directors bring to our business.

Alliance Data Celebrates Compliance and Ethics Week

A Message from Tracy Crum, Alliance Data Assistant General Counsel
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Since Alliance Data was established nearly 25 years ago, we’ve maintained an unwavering commitment to operate our business ethically and responsibly – from the way we service our customers, to the way we treat one another. That commitment has enabled us to earn the trust of the stakeholders we serve and to sustainably grow our business. Compliance and Ethics Week is a time we remind ourselves of the importance of maintaining a strong, ethics-driven organization.

Talking Cybersecurity with Kristin Lowery, Chief Information Security Officer

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This October, we’re recognizing National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and putting a spotlight on all we do to safeguard our information here at Alliance Data. Protecting our business and its assets and adhering to prudent risk management protocols are core components of Alliance Data’s commitments as a responsible, sustainable organization. Hear from our Chief Information Security Officer, Kristin Lowery, about the proactive strategies we are taking to protect our associates, brand partners, and customers to ensure long-term sustainability, for National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. 

Alliance Data, National Network to End Domestic Violence Partner to End Domestic Violence

Organizations working together to help victims of financial abuse
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Alliance Data is partnering with the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) during October’s Domestic Violence Month to take a stand against domestic and financial abuse.

With domestic violence affecting 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men, NNEDV is dedicated to creating a social, political, and economic environment where domestic violence no longer exists. The organization addresses different kinds of abuse, including financial, where victims may suffer from identity theft, credit ruin, or inability to access a bank or open a credit card.

Gender Stereotypes, Social Media and Confidence Challenges Holding Teen Girls Back

New book featuring research with 10,000+ girls launching at Ruling Our eXperiences, Inc. (ROX) 10-year anniversary celebration
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COLUMBUS, Ohio, October 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The organization that executed the country’s largest survey of teen girls is celebrating its 10th anniversary with the release of a groundbreaking new book, Girls Without Limits: Helping Girls Succeed in Relationships, Academics, Careers and Life. 

Alliance Data Continues to Fight Hunger, Support Mid-Ohio Food Collective

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Last September, Alliance Data committed $1.4 million to the Mid-Ohio Food Collective, a non-profit organization that strives to end hunger in central and eastern Ohio.

Alliance Data Upholds ‘Pay it Forward’ Value

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“This Giving Tuesday Alliance Data is providing every associate a $50 charitable gift card to donate to a nonprofit of their choosing. Creating this opportunity to Pay it Forward is a meaningful way to engage our associates in the community and kick off the holiday season through a collective impact.” 

Dana Beckman, Head of Sustainability   

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“Global Diversity Awareness month is a time to reflect and celebrate the diverse minds and beliefs held by cultures around the world. At Alliance Data we are leveraging our business resource groups as a catalyst for ensuring a fully inclusive and engaged work environment, intended to provide opportunities for all of our associates and enable our Company to deliver on our commitments to our stakeholders. I’m proud to be leading this work as we continue to champion a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.”

Jeffrey Hammonds, Vice President Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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“Global Diversity Awareness month is a time to reflect and celebrate the diverse minds and beliefs held by cultures around the world. At Alliance Data we are leveraging our business resource groups as a catalyst for ensuring a fully inclusive and engaged work environment, intended to provide opportunities for all of our associates and enable our Company to deliver on our commitments to our stakeholders. I’m proud to be leading this work as we continue to champion a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.”

Jeffrey Hammonds, Vice President Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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