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GDPR: how to process data under the consent legal basis

GDPR: how to process data under the consent legal basis

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a privacy law that protects the personal data of residents of the European Union. GDPR achieves this goal by providing privacy rights to individuals, requiring …
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Donata Stroink-Skillrud

Complaint handling processes and requirements under the Australia Privacy Act.

Complaint handling processes and requirements under the Australia Privacy Act

Most privacy laws are very broad in the sense that they apply to businesses outside of the state or country in which they were enacted, and the Australia Privacy Act 1988 is …

Skylar Young

Nevada privacy law penalties

Nevada privacy law penalties

The Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 603A on the Internet from Consumers Act (“Nevada Privacy Law”) aims to provide protection for Nevada consumers. The Nevada Privacy Law requires operators of websites and online …

Alice Porch

Understanding CalOPPA Privacy Policy disclosure requirements

Understanding CalOPPA Privacy Policy disclosure requirements

California passed the California Online Privacy Protection Act (“CalOPPA”) in 2004 and became the first in the nation to require operators of websites and mobile applications to post a Privacy Policy. In …

Alice Porch

What rights does GDPR provide to consumers?

What rights does GDPR provide to consumers?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a comprehensive privacy law designed to protect the Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of residents of the European Union (also referred to as data subjects). GDPR …
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Donata Stroink-Skillrud

GDPR data processor and data controller definitions

GDPR Data Processor and Data Controller definitions

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)  is a privacy law that protects the Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of residents of the European Union. While the law has a broad application, applying to …
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Donata Stroink-Skillrud

Does the CCPA provide a private right of action?

Does the CCPA include a private right of action?

Note: Since the writing of this blog, CCPA has been replaced by the CPRA. A private right of action allows individuals to file lawsuits against certain businesses. This enforcement mechanism under the …

Tyler Pewitt

Nevada 603a: how to respond to consumer requests

Nevada privacy law: how to respond to consumer requests

In 2017, the Nevada Revised Statutes Chapter 603A (“Nevada Privacy Law”) went into effect. Two years later, lawmakers updated the Nevada Privacy Law to require operators to provide consumers with a way …

Alice Porch

Who does GDPR apply to?

Who does GDPR apply to?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is one of the most comprehensive and heavily enforced privacy laws in the world. GDPR was enacted to protect the privacy of European Union residents (data …
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Donata Stroink-Skillrud

State privacy bill tracker

It seems like every day there is a new privacy scandal: too much data collected by ubiquitous apps, improper sharing of data with third parties, the use of data for nefarious purposes …
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Donata Stroink-Skillrud

The California Privacy Rights Act of 2020: an overview

The California Privacy Rights Act of 2020: an overview

Update: please note that the California Privacy Rights Act was approved on November 3, 2020. The CCPA: California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) is landmark privacy legislation in the United States. The law …

Tyler Pewitt

GDPR fines and penalties to date

GDPR fines and penalties to date

Since the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) in April 2016, over 2,000 fines have been issued to businesses and organizations by supervisory bodies throughout the European Union. It is …

Ryne Sulier