California Consumer Privacy Act

Santa Clara University professor and privacy law expert Eric Goldman says CCPA enforcement should be delayed.

“The DOJ should relax the July 1, 2020 enforcement date. California has declared a state of emergency and is on indefinite lockdown due to COVID-19. This is not business as usual” – says Goldman.

“These circumstances significantly hamper businesses’

Should enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act be delayed?

The current outbreak of COVID-19 warrants delaying enforcement of California’s new privacy law to January 2021, dozens of organizations say in a letter sent this week to state Attorney General Xavier Becerra.

“Now is not the time to threaten business leaders with premature CCPA enforcement

The California Attorney General has published a third draft of the California Consumer Privacy Act regulations.

Key takeaways:

  • Removes example indicating IP addresses may not be personal information in certain circumstances.
  • Removes suggested opt out logo or button.
  • Privacy notice must include categories of sources from which the personal information is collected and the purpose

It’s not a sprint. It’s a marathon.

“That is the crux of the problem with compliance: Privacy requires business commitment as data travels and accumulates. Keeping track of data, wherever it migrates to, will keep companies compliant — not a privacy policy hidden at the bottom of a website.”

“Whether in a cut-and-paste scenario or

“Washington state residents would gain new rights to file lawsuits over data violations under an amended version of privacy legislation approved by a House technology committee,” reports Bloomberg Law’s Daniel R. Stoller, Esq.

“The House Innovation, Technology, Economic Development Committee approved the new version of the bill on a 6-3 vote.”

“The amendment, by committee

Risky business.

“All in all, the privacy risk can be defined as the possibility of an unwanted or unexpected consequence from the perspective of the individual, causing any level of harm or nuisance to her, resulting from the loss of either confidentiality, integrity or availability (information security issues) of her personal data or from insufficient

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If it’s not broker(ed) why fix it?

A new data broker bill has been submitted to the Washington State House of Representatives, following in the footsteps of Vermont and California.

Per the bill, a broker will be required to register in a central registry and indicate:
  • Name and address
  • If it permits an opt out

What do the proposed draft CCPA regulations mean for your….Responses to Consumer Requests under CCPA?
  • Provide initial response within 10 business days
  • May provide response in same manner as the request
  • Don’t need to respond to access request if you:
    • don’t maintain the personal information in a searchable or reasonably accessible format
    • maintain the personal