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Countdown to July 1, 2020: What is a “consumer” under the CCPA?

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) became effective on January 1, 2020, with California’s Attorney General recently confirming an enforcement date of July 1, 2020 in spite of current COVID-19 disruptions to businesses. The CCPA provides new rights and...

With stay-at-home orders in place during COVID-19 pandemic, California AG issues statement reminding consumers of their data privacy rights

Advisory from California's Attorney General Xavier Becerra includes reminder of consumer data privacy rights and information on how to stay secure online during the COVID-19 crisis. The AG statement advises consumers to know their rights under the California Consumer...

Data Privacy Day 2020 – Key Takeaways

On January 28, 2020, the National Cyber Security Alliance hosted an event they called Data Privacy Day 2020. The event involved segments and panels led by privacy professionals from around the world. These speakers ranged from members of national government...

Marketing giant Maropost exposes 95M email records

 The marketing automation company Maropost has potentially exposed 95M email records as reported by cybernews.com. You can read the full story here:  https://cybernews.com/security/marketing-giant-maropost-exposes-95-million-emails-and-doesnt-seem-to-care-about-it/...

Uniform Law Commission Seeks to Draft Uniform Privacy Legislation

Across the United States, efforts to create state level privacy legislation are at an all time high. Although there is agreement that state level efforts to address data privacy are a good thing, it could potentially cause problems in compliance.  As federal data...

New Proposed CCPA Regulations

On Feb. 7, the Office of the Attorney General of California issued another draft of its own California Consumer Privacy Act regulations, immediately fixed an omission with that draft Feb. 10, also place a Feb. 25 deadline for written comments. Even though Version 2 of...

What is the CCPA?

The California Consumer Privacy Act, also known as the CCPA, is an extensive privacy and data security law. California became the first state to enact comprehensive consumer privacy legislation on June 28,2018. The CCPA grants consumers various rights regarding thier...

Data Privacy Day 2020 – Key Takeaways

On January 28, 2020, the National Cyber Security Alliance hosted an event they called Data Privacy Day 2020. The event involved segments and panels led by privacy professionals from around the world. These speakers ranged from members of national government...

New Proposed CCPA Regulations

On Feb. 7, the Office of the Attorney General of California issued another draft of its own California Consumer Privacy Act regulations, immediately fixed an omission with that draft Feb. 10, also place a Feb. 25 deadline for written comments. Even though Version 2 of...