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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 Stroink-Skillrud

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 Stroink-Skillrud

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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Consumer rights provided under the Australia Privacy Act of 1988
Australia Privacy Act 1988
Skylar Young

Consumer rights provided under the Australia Privacy Act of 1988

The Australia Privacy Act, like most privacy laws across the world, provides certain rights to consumers regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of their personal information by another entity. This article will explain what those consumer rights are so that businesses know that they need to include these rights in

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CCPA definition of personal information
CCPA
Tyler Pewitt

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

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