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PIPEDA fair information principles
PIPEDA
Donata Stroink-Skillrud

PIPEDA fair information principles

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is a privacy law that protects the personal information of Canadians. PIPEDA achieves this goal by requiring certain websites to have a Privacy Policy, by providing Canadians with privacy rights, and by imposing heavy penalties on those that fail to comply

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CCPA Privacy Policy requirements
CCPA
Tyler Pewitt

CCPA Privacy Policy requirements

Privacy policies serve a number of different functions. For businesses, Privacy Policies provide an opportunity to directly communicate its privacy practices to consumers. Pertinent information in the policies, such as who may access the consumer’s information, how long the data is stored, and the purpose of the data collection, ultimately

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CalOPPA Privacy Policy requirements
CalOPPA
Alice Porch

CalOPPA Privacy Policy requirements

In 2004, California became the first state in the nation to require posting a Privacy Policy when it passed the California Online Privacy Protection Act (“CalOPPA”). In 2014, California updated CalOPPA to require a list of criteria that needs to be included in a Policy Policy. CalOPPA serves as a

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A guide to avoiding CalOPPA penalties for non-compliance
CalOPPA
Alice Porch

A guide to avoiding CalOPPA penalties for non-compliance

In 2004, California passed the California Online Privacy Protection Act (“CalOPPA”) to require websites to post a Privacy Policy. In 2014, California updated the law to require certain disclosures in a Privacy Policy. Under CalOPPA, online websites and businesses could face severe penalties for non-compliance. In this guide, we will

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Sale of personal information under CCPA
CCPA
Tyler Pewitt

What it means to be selling personal information under the CCPA

The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) will be enforced by the California Attorney General beginning July 1st, 2020. Until then, companies required to comply with the CCPA will have to establish a clear understanding of seemingly unambiguous terms, including the definition of what it means to be selling personal information. 

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PIPEDA compliance guide
PIPEDA
Donata Stroink-Skillrud

PIPEDA compliance guide

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) is a privacy law that was enacted to protect the privacy rights of Canadians. PIPEDA achieves this goal by providing Canadians with rights with regard to their personal information, requiring certain websites to have a Privacy Policy and imposing heavy fines

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Legal basis for processing personal data under GDPR
GDPR
Donata Stroink-Skillrud

The legal bases for processing personal data under GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is arguably one of the most comprehensive and heavily enforced privacy laws in the world. GDPR went into effect on May 25, 2018 and aims to protect the personal data of European Union residents by providing them with certain privacy rights, requiring websites to

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GDPR compliance guide
GDPR
Donata Stroink-Skillrud

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance guide

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a privacy law that went into effect on May 25, 2018, with the goal of protecting the personal information of residents of the European Union. As arguably the most comprehensive and most frequently enforced privacy law in the world, GDPR provides extensive privacy

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Australia Privacy Act 1988 guide
Australia Privacy Act 1988
Donata Stroink-Skillrud

Australia Privacy Act 1988 Guide

The Australia Privacy Act 1988 is a privacy law that was enacted to protect the personal information and privacy rights of Australians online. This law requires certain websites to have a Privacy Policy that makes specific disclosures and provides Australians with privacy rights that website operators must respect. In this

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California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) compliance guide
CCPA
Donata Stroink-Skillrud

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) compliance guide

The California state legislature is serious about privacy, with not one but two privacy laws that regulate websites – the California Online Privacy Protect Act (CalOPPA) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The CCPA is a relatively new law, going into effect on January 1st, 2020 and an enforcement

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PIPEDA definition of Personally Identifiable Information
PIPEDA
Hans

PIPEDA definition of Personally Identifiable Information 

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. As with other privacy laws, PIPEDA can apply to websites far outside of Canada, but, for the law to apply, you must collect Personally Identifiable

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guide to caloppa
CalOPPA
Hans

Guide to CalOPPA – California Online Privacy Protection Act

The California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) is a privacy law that went into effect on July 1st, 2014 and protects the Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of residents of California. CalOPPA was the first state law in the United States that requires business websites to have a Privacy Policy. This

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