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Category: Privacy


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

You’ve got mail – applying GDPR principles to leavers’ inboxes (EU)

January 21, 2022

Via: LexBlog

When an employee leaves, it is often a first step for the business that his personal access to their professional mailbox is cancelled as soon as possible (often even during the exit meeting). But most often that mailbox will remain […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Navigating the Complex Regulation of Privacy and Data Protection

January 19, 2022

Via: LexBlog

For those following data privacy and consumer data protection trends, it should come as no surprise that enacting comprehensive legislation to regulate companies’ use of personal data has continued to be a focal point both internationally and in the U.S., […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Apple Says Senate Tech Bill Would Hurt Its Privacy Push

January 18, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Apple Inc. is warning that Senate legislation aimed at reining in large tech companies would weaken a privacy-protection tool that it rolled out last year and has already stung Facebook , Snapchat and other online-ad businesses reliant on user data […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Now Is the Time to Get a Grip Around New Data-Privacy Realities

January 14, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

While all the fuss around the upcoming deprecation of third-party cookies has filled the online advertising space in the past months, new privacy regulations turn out to be another big challenge the industry is about to face. In fact, it […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Authors of Federal Privacy Bill and California’s Privacy Ballot Initiative Discuss the Future of U.S. Consumer Privacy Law

January 12, 2022

Via: National Law Review

On December 9, 2021, Alan Friel, Co-Chair of the SPB Global Data Privacy, Cybersecurity & Digital Assets Practice, led a fireside chat between U.S. Congresswoman Suzan DelBene and Alastair Mactaggart, as part of the session on Privacy, Security, Data Protection […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

New Year, New Florida Privacy Law?

January 11, 2022

Via: JD Supra

Florida appears to be gearing up for another partisan battle on data privacy. On Friday, January 7, 2022, Florida Senator Jennifer Bradley (R-Dist. 5), introduced Florida Senate Bill 1864, titled the “Florida Privacy Protection Act” (“FPPA”). This is the 2022 […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

2022 State Privacy Law Tracker Released

January 10, 2022

Via: LexBlog

Update your bookmark, we just released our 2022 State Privacy Law Tracker! With numerous states already considering CCPA-like privacy legislation (and more sure to follow), it is nearly impossible to keep track of all the proposed bills. That’s why we […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Virginia Privacy Law Continues to Progress Towards 2023 Implementation

December 13, 2021

Via: National Law Review

Virginia edges closer to its privacy law January 2023 implementation. A new working group report gives some insight on implementation focus. The working group is tasked with giving advice on implementing the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act. It held a […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

No Private Right of Action under HIPAA, but State Law Claims May Still be Asserted

December 10, 2021

Via: LexBlog

A federal district court in Montana has confirmed that HIPAA precludes a private right of action for patients to claim an unauthorized access, use, or disclosure of protected health information. Nonetheless, the court denied the defendant covered entity’s motion to […]


Business Law & Regulations, Privacy

Using a Data Inventory in Conjunction with your Retention Schedule to Update your Privacy Notice for CPRA

December 6, 2021

Via: JD Supra

Starting in January of 2023, businesses subject to California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), may be required to publish the retention periods for all categories of personal and sensitive information they collect, manage, store, share, or sell. CPRA Section 1798.100. General […]