CCPA lawsuit filed against Zoom

As many of us work from home, homeschool our children, and do more and more activities online as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, our society has increasingly relied on video conferencing platforms to maintain some sort of normalcy. Many entities, including churches, have turned to this technology to conduct … Read more

CCPA definition of personal information

Privacy laws often have varying definitions of what constitutes “personal information.”Though these laws have the common goal of protecting individual privacy by regulating the collection, transfer, and storage of information, there are often unique approaches with respect to defining the personal information to be protected under the law.  Generally, privacy … Read more

Does the CCPA include a private right of action?

A private right of action allows individuals to file lawsuits against certain businesses.This enforcement mechanism under the law allows individuals and class actions to potentially collect a high amount of damages resulting from a business’s noncompliance.  The CCPA: California Consumer Privacy Act is a privacy law focused on providing a … Read more

The California Privacy Rights Act of 2020: an overview

Update: please note that the California Privacy Rights Act was approved on November 3, 2020. The CCPA: California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) is landmark privacy legislation in the United States. The law provides a variety of consumer rights to Californians, allowing individuals to expand their control over their personally identifiable … Read more

Who does the CCPA apply to?

The CCPA: California Consumer Privacy Act requires certain businesses to make a number of rights available for consumers, including providing consumers with the ability to opt-out of the sale of their personally identifiable information (PII), request the deletion of their collected PII, and request disclosures regarding what PII has been … Read more