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Termageddon Connecticut SB6 Compliance Guide
New Law
Donata Stroink-Skillrud

Connecticut SB6 Compliance Guide

On May 11, 2022, Connecticut joined the ranks of California, Utah, Colorado, Virginia, Nevada, and Delaware by passing its own privacy law, Connecticut SB6. This new law will go into effect on July 1, 2023 and will provide residents of Connecticut with new privacy rights, as well as require certain

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Why accessibility is important when it comes to cookie consent
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Selina

Why accessibility is important when it comes to cookie consent

End-user consent is the future of the digital economy, there’s no doubt. The world’s major data privacy laws, like the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), have made it an obligation for anyone who processes personal data to first obtain the explicit consent of the end-users, whose data is being

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Why is it important to use an eu based cookie consent solution
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Selina

Why is it important to use an EU-based cookie consent solution?

The European Union is the world leader in data privacy law, empowering over 447 million EU residents with strong protection of user data based on prior consent. The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been in effect for four years, meaning businesses and organizations have had four years to

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What laws require websites to have a cookie consent banner?
Cookie consent banner and Cookie Policy
Donata Stroink-Skillrud

What laws require websites to have a cookie consent banner?

You see it on almost every website – the cookie consent banner that asks you to agree to cookies being placed on your device. While some websites give you an actual choice to agree or deny, others ask you to just agree, and others just say that cookies are being

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Utah Consumer Privacy Act Compliance Guide
Utah Consumer Privacy Act
Donata Stroink-Skillrud

Utah Consumer Privacy Act Compliance Guide

On March 25, 2022 Utah became the sixth state to enact a comprehensive privacy law, the Utah Consumer Privacy Act. This law provides new consumer privacy rights to residents of Utah and imposes various privacy obligations upon certain businesses, such as the requirement to have a comprehensive Privacy Policy. This

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Usage of Google Fonts violates GDPR
GDPR
Donata Stroink-Skillrud

Usage of Google Fonts violates GDPR

A court in Munich, Germany has recently found that websites that have embedded Google Fonts violate the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Since over 50 million websites use Google Fonts, this decision exposes millions of websites to GDPR non-compliance fines. In this article, we will break down who GDPR applies

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Austrian Data Protection Authority Rules that Google Analytics is not GDPR compliant
GDPR
Donata Stroink-Skillrud

Austrian DPA rules that Google Analytics is not GDPR compliant

A recent decision made by the Austrian Data Protection Authority (DPA) ruled that websites that use Google Analytics are not compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This seminal decision impacts millions of websites and exposes businesses to the large fines imposed for GDPR non-compliance. In this article, we

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Donata Stroink-Skillrud

Privacy rights request email

Termageddon customers,  Update on December 23, 2021: The email noted above seems to have come from the Princeton-Radbound Study on Privacy Law Implementation. The Principal Investigator of the study admitted to sending these emails as part of a study and has specifically stated that they are not legitimate requests and

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Quebec passes a new privacy law - Quebec bill 64
Privacy Laws
Donata Stroink-Skillrud

Quebec passes a new privacy law – Quebec Bill 64

After much debate regarding whether Canada’s federal privacy bill, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), offers sufficient privacy protections for consumers, Quebec passed a new privacy law, Quebec Bill 64. While Quebec already had a privacy law, the Act Respecting the Protection of Personal Information in the

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Is the Shopify Privacy Policy generator any good?
Privacy Policy
Donata Stroink-Skillrud

Is the Shopify Privacy Policy generator any good?

If you have a website built on Shopify, you may have seen its Privacy Policy generator and asked yourself – is Shopify’s Privacy Policy generator any good? The generator itself is free and Shopify is a reputable business known all over the world for its eCommerce solutions, so what could

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Terms of Service for an eCommerce website
Terms & Conditions
Donata Stroink-Skillrud

Terms of Service for an eCommerce website

A Terms of Service (also referred to as a Terms and Conditions, Terms of Use, TOS or T&C) is a statement that details the rules of using your website. Virtually any website can benefit from a Terms of Service as it can help answer frequently asked customer questions about purchases,

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