CDPA

CPRA Amended and Updates Regarding the CDPA

State governments in California and Virginia are making efforts to improve their respective data privacy and protection laws. Last month, California passed a suite of new privacy laws that will affect CPRA. Meanwhile, Virginia’s CDPA Work Group issued its final report, which will be presented during the upcoming legislative session. Updates: California Privacy Rights Act…
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CPPA

CPPA to Target Ad-Tracking

California is gearing up to write rules to enforce its California’s Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). Regulators, led by California Privacy Protection Agency Director Ashkan Soltani, are preparing to write rules to guide that enforcement and those rules could address the new forms of identity technologies that advertisers and publishers are currently testing. Soltani criticized email-based…
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Disposition

Developing a Defensible Disposition Process

Starting in January of 2023, businesses subject to California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) may be required to publish the retention periods for all categories of personal and sensitive information they collect, manage, store, share, or sell. CPRA Section 1798.100. Given the complexity of the upcoming CPRA requirements, we are publishing a series of articles on this topic.…
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Rights

Lessons Learned from Implementing Privacy Rights Request Processes

Over the last three years, several data privacy regulations have been adopted around the world which include requirements related to the collection, processing, and use of personal information. The list includes the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados Pessoais (LGPD) for Brazil,…
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CPRA

Initial Defenses Under the CCPA and CPRA: 8 Key Takeaways

Since the Jan. 1, 2020 kickoff for private enforcement under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), plaintiffs have filed scores of class actions invoking the CCPA. Such claims, when properly made, present substantial risk to companies including statutory damages up to $750 per consumer. Early key takeaways can help companies limit risk under the CCPA…
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Privacy

U.S. Privacy Law: Past, Present and Future

Privacy law is a hot topic for legislatures in the United States at both the state and federal levels. With the advent of influential laws from international governments, including the European Union, the lack of significant privacy regulation in the U.S. has become glaringly apparent. In this article, we discuss the history of privacy regulation…
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Privacy

Data Privacy Update Q3 2021

In our latest update of the data privacy landscape, we look at legislative developments in Virginia, Colorado, New York, and China, and we offer insights on current trends affecting how businesses approach data privacy readiness and governance. New and noteworthy Virginia’s VCDPA Virginia has become the second U.S. state (after California) to enact a broad, multiple-rights…
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Consumer Data

Deleting Data: A Guide

Of the many consumer rights established by the ever-expanding crop of data privacy legislation, the right to deletion is one of the ones you’ll see the most. Although different laws may have slightly different variations of the right, the general sentiment remains consistent – consumers have the right to have their personal data deleted from…
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