Colorado Privacy Act Compliance Guide

The Colorado Privacy Act (SB190) is a privacy law that was signed into law on July 8, 2021 to protect the privacy of residents of Colorado. The law achieves this goal by providing privacy rights to residents of Colorado, requiring certain websites to have a Privacy Policy and imposes heavy … Read more

Why a static Privacy Policy is not a good idea

Let’s face it, as a species, we do not deal well with change. We all have a favorite restaurant, a favorite meal, and a favorite pair of jeans that we would probably enjoy forever if we could. Also, there’s a certain satisfaction in completing an arduous task such as creating … Read more

Is your WordPress Privacy Policy compliant?

Whether you are building a website for yourself or for a client, you have probably run into WordPress. WordPress is a free and open source content management solution that can be used to build websites with a wide variety of features, from a simple blog to a complex online store … Read more

Privacy Policies for law firms

Law firms and lawyers are no strangers to compliance requirements – you watch your CLE’s, make sure that you renew your license registration, and advise your clients on legal entities, contracts, and business licenses. However, an important compliance requirement that often falls through the cracks is the law firm Privacy … Read more

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 provides a variety of consumer rights to Californians, allowing individuals to expand their control over their personally identifiable … 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