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New Virginia Privacy Bill

February 16, 2021

Any day now, Virginia will likely become the second state, behind California, to adopt a GDPR-inspired comprehensive data protection law for Virginia residents.

What are the main points covered by Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act (“CDPA”)?

Like Europe’s GDPR and California’s CCPA, the CDPA expands consumer rights to access, correct, delete, and obtain a copy of personal data provided to or collected by a company, and to opt out of processing of the personal data for purposes of targeted advertising, sale, or profiling of the personal data.

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