California Consumer Privacy Act

North Dakota, Utah, Washington State. .. all three have recently introduced new pieces of data privacy legislation.

UTAH

Utah State Rep. Walt Brooks, has introduced House Bill 80, which creates an “affirmative defense” for companies in lawsuits over data breaches, provided they can prove that they maintain up-to-date data security.

“It doesn’t give them immunity and it doesn’t release them from liability especially if they’re negligent,” said Brooks.

Another bill introduced in the legislature regulates the state’s use of facial recognition technology.

House Majority Leader Francis Gibson, has introduced House Bill 243, which creates a statewide “privacy officer” to look at how state and local governments use some tech and whether or not people’s personal information is protected.

Details from Fox 13 in Salt Lake City


Continue Reading New Data Privacy Legislation Introduced in West, Mountain States

Assembly Bill 335 has been introduced in the California legislature to amend the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) to include an exception for watercraft-related information.

The bill would expand the “vehicle information” exception, and states that if a vessel dealer shares vessel information or ownership information with a vessel manufacturer for the purpose of effectuating,

Lawmakers in Oklahoma have introduced a new privacy bill.

The state’s new privacy bill imposes a duty of posting a detailed data privacy disclosure for the collection of personal information on a website. If passed, it will be effective November 2021.

Disclosure includes:

  • categories of personal information collected
  • specific pieces of personal information
  • purposes of

A new consumer data protection bill has been introduced in the Virginia Senate.

Of note:

  • “Consumer” terminology is here to stay but the bill uses the General Data Protection Regulation’s terms “personal data” and “processor/controller” with the related obligations as well as some re: data processing agreements
  • Consumer rights including knowledge, access, rectification, deletion and

California Consumer Privacy Act-like regulations may be coming to a New York business near you. State lawmakers have reintroduced two key pieces of data privacy legislation for the new session.

New York state’s  “do not sell my personal information” bill was reintroduced in the Senate and referred to the Senate Consumer Protection Committee.

The

A new New York state law prohibits the use of biometric technology in New York state schools until the later of (i) July 1, 2022 or (ii) the Commissioner of Education completes a study and issues a report to facilitate the creation of a comprehensive statewide regulatory system governing the use of such technology. The

Some thoughts from the interactive ad industry on CCPA compliance from a new IAB CCPA Benchmark survey.

  • Allowing the placement of third party trackers for the purpose of advertising is likely a sale.
  • Participants down the advertising chain are sometimes “businesses,” sometimes “service providers” and sometimes “third parties.”
  • Many give CCPA rights to individuals outside

California lawmakers recently passed legislation that amends the California Consumer Privacy Act.

“The most significant outcome of AB 713’s passage is that, pending California Gov. Gavin Newson’s signature, information that is deidentified is exempt from regulation under the CCPA if the information is (1) derived from patient information that is protected under HIPAA, the California