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PIPEDA Fair Information Principles: Identifying Purposes

PIPEDA Fair Information Principles: Identifying Purposes

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 stipulating certain requirements organizations subject to the …

Skylar Young

GDPR rules for responding to data subject requests

GDPR rules for responding to data subject requests

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) provides rights to residents in the European Union (“EU”) that allows them to control their personal data. To exercise their rights, the GDPR allows EU residents …

Alice Porch

CCPA consumer rights

CCPA consumer rights

The CCPA: California Consumer Privacy Act is one of the most comprehensive privacy laws in the United States. Largely inspired by the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), the CCPA provides …

Tyler Pewitt

A guide to GDPR Privacy Policy disclosure requirements

A guide to GDPR Privacy Policy disclosure requirements

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) gives residents in the European Union (“EU”) control over their personal data. Under the GDPR, a controller must make certain disclosures to EU residents about its …

Alice Porch

GDPR: how to create a data protection impact assessment

GDPR: How to create a data protection impact assessment

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) directs how an organization should handle the personal data of residents in the European Union (“EU”). Under the GDPR, an organization must conduct a Data Protection …

Alice Porch

CCPA penalties

CCPA penalties

The CCPA: California Consumer Privacy Act, in addition to providing consumers with a variety of rights pertaining to their personally identifiable information (“PII”), also provides consumers with the ability to file lawsuits …

Tyler Pewitt

PIPEDA fair information principles

PIPEDA fair information principles: individual access

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. The right to access one’s personal information …

Skylar Young

Australia privacy act consumer requests

Australia Privacy Act of 1988: how to respond to consumer requests

The Australia Privacy Act 1988 covers the processing and or use of personal information. An APP entity is a broad umbrella term referring to an organization that can include an individual, a …

Skylar Young

The Nevada privacy law definition of sale

The Nevada privacy law definition of sale

In 2017, Nevada passed the Nevada Privacy of Information Collected on the Internet from Consumers Act (“Nevada Privacy Law”). The law requires online operators to post a Privacy Policy. Two years later, …

Alice Porch

Does Australia Privacy Act of 1988 apply to small businesses?

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 …

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Who does Nevada's Privacy Law Apply To?

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 …

Alice Porch

CCPA enforcement date

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 …

Tyler Pewitt