California Consumer Privacy Act

The California Attorney General has published extensive proposed amendments to the CCPA draft regulations.

In

  • The four types of required notices
  • Greater transparency requirement
  • WCAG2.1 accessibility requirements
  • Just in time notice for unexpected use
  • Opt out button design
  • Permitted internal uses for service providers
  • Examples on discrimination / not discrimination

Out

  • Requirement to get written

“State Rep. Shannon Zimmerman said he’ll begin circulating the proposed Wisconsin Data Privacy Act, which could fine companies up to $20 million — or assess a portion of their annual revenue — if they don’t abide rules established in three bills”.”

“The first bill would allow Wisconsin residents to learn what data businesses have collected.

Tell me don’t sell me.

“As defined by the CCPA, a sale refers to the ‘selling, renting, releasing, disclosing, disseminating, making available, transferring, or otherwise communicating orally, in writing, or by electronic or other means, a consumer’s personal information by the business to another business or a third party for monetary or other valuable consideration.’

Here are some key points for employers to keep in mind related to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which were included in my presentation to a recent meeting of Fox Rothschild’s Labor & Employment Practice Group.

  • Most employee rights were carved out of CCPA, but only until Jan. 2, 2021.
  •  Employers that are “businesses”

“European and U.S. regulators are likely to ramp up enforcement of privacy laws this year, especially children’s privacy.”

“The Federal Trade Commission is looking to update Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act rules. State attorneys general offices have said they’ll focus on protecting kids’ data. Irish data privacy enforcers said children’s privacy protections will be a

A Florida privacy bill, resembling one passed last year in Nevada, would introduce significant new privacy notice requirements for Florida operators similar to the California Consumer Privacy Act, and require giving consumers the ability to opt out of a sale of information.

The privacy “notice” would need to include several items.  Most importantly, the operator