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PIPEDA fair information principles
PIPEDA
Skylar Young

PIPEDA fair information principles: individual access

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is a privacy law that was enacted to protect the privacy rights of residents of Canada. The right to access one’s personal information is the hallmark of national and international privacy laws. In this blog post, we will explore the PIPEDA

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Australia privacy act consumer requests
Australia Privacy Act 1988
Skylar Young

Australia Privacy Act of 1988: how to respond to consumer requests

The Australia Privacy Act 1988 covers the processing and or use of personal information. An APP entity is a broad umbrella term referring to an organization that can include an individual, a body corporate, a partnership, any other unincorporated association, or a trust. An APP entity also refers to governmental

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The Nevada privacy law definition of sale
Nevada privacy law
Alice Porch

The Nevada privacy law definition of sale

In 2017, Nevada passed the Nevada Privacy of Information Collected on the Internet from Consumers Act (“Nevada Privacy Law”). The law requires online operators to post a Privacy Policy. Two years later, lawmakers amended the law to allow consumers to opt-out of the sale of their information. The Nevada Privacy

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Does Australia Privacy Act of 1988 apply to small businesses?
Australia Privacy Act 1988
Skylar Young

Does the Australia Privacy Act of 1988 apply to small businesses?

The Australia Privacy Act 1988 is unique in that it only applies to Australian organizations with an annual turnover of more than AUD $3,000,000. However, this article will explain the various exceptions that require certain small businesses to comply with the Australia Privacy Act as well as the opt-in provision

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Who does Nevada's Privacy Law Apply To?
Nevada privacy law
Alice Porch

Who does Nevada’s privacy law apply to?

Nevada enacted the Nevada Privacy of Information Collected on the Internet from Consumers Act (“Nevada Privacy Law”) in 2017. The law requires an online operator to post a privacy policy to inform consumers of how their data is collected, used, and shared. In 2019, Nevada added a requirement for operators

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CCPA enforcement date
CCPA
Tyler Pewitt

CCPA enforcement date

The CCPA: California Consumer Privacy Act, first enacted in 2018, became effective on January 1st, 2020. The law provides a variety of privacy rights to consumers, including the right to request the deletion of collected personally identifiable information (“PII”), the right to opt-out of the “sale” of PII, and the

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Is CCPA compliance required for service providers
CCPA
Tyler Pewitt

Is CCPA compliance required for service providers?

If you own a business, you likely work with a variety of entities pursuant to delivering products and services to your customers. These partnerships may take place in a variety of contexts. For example, perhaps you employ an outside company to help create and manage your website. For customer relations

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consumer rights under Nevada privacy law
Nevada privacy law
Alice Porch

Consumer rights under Nevada’s privacy law

In 2017, Nevada passed the Nevada Privacy of Information Collected on the Internet from Consumers Act (“Nevada Privacy Law”) to protect Nevada consumers. The law requires operators to post a Privacy Policy on their website or online service. In 2019, Nevada updated the law to require operators to provide a

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How to get consent under PIPEDA
PIPEDA
Donata Kalnenaite

PIPEDA: how to get consent

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is a privacy law that aims to protect the personal information of Canadians by requiring websites that the law applies to have a compliant Privacy Policy, respect the privacy rights of Canadians, and obtain consent before collecting, using or disclosing personal

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CCPA lawsuit filed against Zoom
CCPA
Tyler Pewitt

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

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A guide to Nevada 603A Privacy Policy requirements
Nevada privacy law
Alice Porch

A guide to Nevada 603A Privacy Policy requirements

In 2017, Nevada passed the Nevada Privacy of Information Collected on the Internet from Consumers Act (“Nevada Privacy Law”) that requires an online business to post a Privacy Policy on its website or online service. In 2019, Nevada added a requirement for an online business to provide a method for

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Who does PIPEDA apply to?
PIPEDA
Donata Kalnenaite

Who does PIPEDA apply to?

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is a privacy law that protects the personal information of Canadians.  The law accomplishes this goal by providing certain privacy rights to Canadians, requiring websites to have a Privacy Policy that makes specific disclosures, and imposing restrictions on the collection, use,

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