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Businesses Struggle to Comply with CPRA without Final Regulations

As companies hustle to follow the new California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) regulations, they’ve hit a substantial hiccup: there aren’t any yet. The California Privacy Rights Agency (CPPA), the newly- created...

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Are You Ready? The California Privacy Rights Act Could now Apply to Your Business

California law will soon require businesses to treat their employees and business partners as consumers under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The CCPA and its successor legislation, the California Privacy...

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Samsung Sued Under CCPA

A class action lawsuit, Seirafi et al v. Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Case 4:22-cv-05176-KAW, filed recently in the Northern District of California, alleges that Samsung’s unnecessary personal information collection, and failure...

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Sephora Settles with California AG for CCPA Violations over Sale of Data

In the first of its kind under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Sephora settled an enforcement action with the California Attorney General for violation of the CCPA. Sephora must pay...

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What’s in the American Data Privacy and Protection Act?

Congress is considering omnibus privacy legislation, and it reportedly has bipartisan support. If passed, this would be a massive shake-up for American consumer privacy, which has been left to the states...

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Utah Consumer Privacy Act Newest State Privacy Act Signed into Law

The newest state data privacy law, the Utah Consumer Privacy Act, was signed into law by Utah Governor Spencer J. Cox on March 24, 2022. This makes Utah the fifth state...

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California Attorney General’s Opinion States that Consumers’ Right to Know Includes Inferences

We all know businesses collect our data. But did you know that businesses can draw inferences from those data to determine whether a consumer is married, or is a homeowner, or...

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At Least 22 States Have Consumer Privacy Legislation Pending – Will 2022 Be the Year for More State Privacy Laws?

California is the gold standard for state privacy laws, having recently enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). Virginia and Colorado also have enacted...

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Data Minimization: What Is It and Why Practice It?

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) first launched the concept of data minimization, which states that a data controller should limit the collection of personal information to what is...

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CAAG Announces Investigative Sweep of Loyalty Programs’ Compliance with CCPA

California Attorney General Rob Bonta is serious about compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). So serious, that on January 28, 2022, also known as Data Privacy Day, he announced...

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