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The FTC launched a detailed notice of proposed rulemaking on August 11, 2022 regarding commercial surveillance and data security. The commission also released a fact sheet on commercial surveillance.

For

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Let’s review:

  • Health information is sensitive.
  • Sharing it with third parties for advertising is more sensitive.
  • Doing it behind a log-in where there is no expectation of such tracking?
  • You’re
Continue Reading A Class Action Lawsuit Claims a Health System Uses Meta Pixel on Its Website. What You Need to Know.

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 may be the most well-known privacy law in the United States, but it is also one of the most misunderstood.

Many

Continue Reading HIPAA Covers a Lot Less Than People Think. But Beware of Other US Privacy Laws.

The old saying went that “if you don’t want it on the front page of the newspaper, don’t put it in an email.” Well, if you don’t want to produce
Continue Reading If You Don’t Want It Released to an Employee, Don’t Put It in Your Employee Files

Hey hospitals, retirement homes and clinics! If you are using biometrics to control medication dispensing systems, then Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act then (BIPA) has news for you.

The use
Continue Reading Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act Is Coming for Hospitals, Long-Term Care Providers