The California Privacy Rights Act of 2020: an overview

The CCPA: California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) is landmark privacy legislation in the United States. The law provides a variety of consumer rights to Californians, allowing individuals to expand their control over their personally identifiable information (“PII”). At a minimum, the CCPA is a step towards the European Union’s General … Read more

What needs to be included in a Privacy Policy

As consumers have become more interested in the privacy of their Personally Identifiable Information (PII) online, more countries and states have passed their own privacy laws. These privacy laws protect the PII of consumers by providing them with certain privacy rights, requiring websites to have a Privacy Policy and imposing … Read more

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 … Read more

Maine Privacy Law Guide

The Maine privacy law (LD 946), an act to protect the privacy of online consumer information, requires Internet service providers to obtain consent before being allowed to use, disclose or provide access to customer information. This guide is for anyone interested in learning more about this law and their rights … Read more

Why your website needs a Privacy Policy

This whole blog post could be just one sentence: “because a bad Privacy Policy can land you in front of the Senate.” Unfortunately, we are trying to work on our SEO so we will just have to elaborate. A Privacy Policy is an agreement that specifies what information you collect … Read more