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Delaware Becomes 12th US State to Enact Comprehensive Data Privacy Law

November 13, 2023

The Delaware Personal Data Privacy Act (DPDPA) takes effect January 1, 2025. Delaware generally followed the Connecticut model, but has some unique terms. We provide a non-exhaustive list of some of Delaware’s requirements here.

A lower threshold for application; no categorical exemption for all nonprofits. The DPDPA applies to organizations that control or process personal data of 35,000 or more Delaware residents in a given year or organizations that control or process personal data of 10,000 or more Delaware residents and derive more than 20% of their gross revenue from the sale of personal data. Like states other than California, the DPDPA will only apply to personal data processed for a personal or household purpose (i.e., not in the employment context or in a commercial context).

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