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.
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
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
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
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
Privacy laws across the world govern the collection, use and disclosure of Personally Identifiable Information, or PII for short. In general terms, PII is any information that could be used to identify a specific person. The most common examples of PII include name, email or phone number. What makes privacy
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