TRUSTe powers privacy compliance and trust by enabling businesses to use data across their customer, employee and vendor channels. We have nearly 20 years experience and a team of over 150 professionals dedicated to providing data privacy management solutions and services, including assessments, certifications and our SaaS-based Platform. The Data Privacy Management Platform provides control over all phases of privacy; from conducting assessments and implementing compliance controls to managing ongoing monitoring. Companies worldwide rely on TRUSTe to minimize compliance risk and protect their brand.

Company Growth (employees)
San Francisco, US
Size (employees)
214 (est)+2%
TRUSTe was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US

Key People at TRUSTe

Chris Babel

Chris Babel

Tim Sullivan

Tim Sullivan

Ken Okumura

Ken Okumura

VP, Engineering
Dave Deasy

Dave Deasy

VP, Marketing

TRUSTe Office Locations

TRUSTe has offices in San Francisco and London
San Francisco, US (HQ)
835 Market Street, Suite 800
London, GB
48 Charlotte Street

TRUSTe Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Total Funding

$59 m

Latest funding size

$15 m

Time since last funding

over 5 years


TRUSTe's latest funding round in January 2012 was reported to be $15 m. In total, TRUSTe has raised $59 m

Traffic Overview of TRUSTe

TRUSTe Online and Social Media Presence

TRUSTe News and Updates

Kids Company trustees face 15-year directorship ban

The founder and former trustees of failed charity Kids Company face a ban on serving as company directors. Founder Camila Batmanghelidjh, ex-BBC creative director Alan Yentob and former WH Smith CEO Richard Handover are among those in the firing line for disqualification proceedings, Sky News rep…

These are the most and least trusted news outlets in America

The 2016 presidential election made the question of media credibility in America central to political discussions — mainstream media bias and the influence of so-called "fake news" have been hotly debated over the past year. And recent surveys have shown that many of the big…

Study: Fake news more likely to be trusted if shared by the right person

A new study confirms what you already suspect: Some people will believe anything if the right person shares it on Facebook. The Media Insight study, funded by the American Press Institute and AP-NORC, interviewed a sample of 1,489 adults on AP-NORC’s survey panel in the period between November and D…

'If he's not joking, of course!': Sean Spicer on whether Trump's statements can be trusted 'to be real'

White House press secretary Sean Spicer was asked directly on Monday, "can you say affirmatively, that whenever the president says something, we can trust it to be real?" Spicer responded, "if he's not joking, of course!" The question followed a series of others by the same …

Cal State students rally in protest across California as trustees debate increasing tuition

In a lively discussion that ran almost an hour longer than scheduled, California State University’s Board of Trustees debated the controversial possibility of increasing tuition as a way to fill a looming gap in state funding.  They made it clear that they’d hoped Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget propo…
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