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Donata Stroink-Skillrud

Manual overrides on policies: action required by 9/15/19

You have probably heard that there are some new privacy laws that are going into effect soon, such as the Nevada privacy law (effective date: October 1st, 2019) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (effective date: January 1st, 2020).  We will be updating your Privacy Policy shortly to make sure

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CCPA
Donata Stroink-Skillrud

How to prepare for the CCPA

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a law passed in 2017 that aims to provide Californians with greater control over their private information. The law includes the right to access what information a company has collected and the right to request that the company delete that data. The CCPA

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Donata Stroink-Skillrud

Top 5 resources for building ADA compliant websites

Designing and building websites that are easy to use, easy to understand and helpful to every visitor is something that every web professional strives for. We’ve never heard of anyone selling web services by saying “this website is going to be confusing.” So, as the industry is striving towards ease

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Privacy Bill Trackers
Donata Stroink-Skillrud

US Federal Privacy Bill Tracker

Last updated: September 2, 2021 Quite a few activists, legislators, lawyers, and other professionals do not agree with the current state of privacy laws in the U.S., namely the fact that states are trying to pass their own laws. Many are arguing that a federal privacy law that encompasses all

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What laws require websites to have a Privacy Policy?
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Donata Stroink-Skillrud

What laws require websites to have a Privacy Policy?

Unless you are at Target, you want to make sure that you actually need what you are buying. This concept especially applies to business expenses such as software. Is it a legal requirement to have a Privacy Policy on a website? Do you really need to have a Privacy Policy

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Maine Privacy Law Guide
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Maine Privacy Law Guide

The Maine privacy law (LD 946), an act to protect the privacy of online consumer information, requires Internet service providers to obtain consent before being allowed to use, disclose or provide access to customer information. This guide is for anyone interested in learning more about this law and their rights

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Nevada Privacy Law Revised Statutes Chapter 603A
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Donata Stroink-Skillrud

Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 603A Compliance guide

When it comes to determining what laws require websites to have a Privacy Policy, most people are surprised to learn that Nevada has a privacy law that governs the collection of Personally Identifiable Information by websites. Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 603A, like many other privacy laws, has a broad reach

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should you consolidate all policies into one page
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Donata Stroink-Skillrud

Should you consolidate all policies onto one page?

We recently sent out a survey asking for the opinion of website developers, designers and marketers on privacy and all of the new laws and obligations that are being imposed. We asked you what questions or concerns you have about this new landscape and how it affects your industry. One

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Why using someone else’s Privacy Policy is a bad idea
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Donata Stroink-Skillrud

Why using someone else’s Privacy Policy is a bad idea

Copying homework and changing it up a bit so that it doesn’t look the exact same is a practice we all tried in high school. Didn’t do your English homework because you spent the entire summer doing stupid things with your friends? No problem! Find a nerd and copy her

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This image shows a corgi looking out the window of a car into space. It also has the following caption: "how we keep your policies up to date: part 1."
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Donata Stroink-Skillrud

How we update your policies: part 1

I was probably the most annoying kid on the planet – literally always asking “why” and “how”. To the general dismay of everyone around me, I wanted to know how everything worked, from electricity to bees. How do you explain to a child what is inside of a bee in

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