As a state law, the California Consumer Privacy Act faces legal challenges given the broad scope of the provisions and how they interact with federal requirements. The Legislature recognized as much after an initial stumble, and added exemptions to the new privacy law. In this video, we take a look at the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act – the DPPA Exemption. [Read more…] about California Consumer Privacy Act – The DPPA Exemption
The California Consumer Privacy Act is a tail before the dog law. The new privacy law did not go through the traditional legislative process. Instead, the legislation first appeared as an initiative, which was then rushed into an enacted law in less than a week for political and practical reasons. The peculiar origin of the law creates a trap for companies and the unwary lawyer as discussed in this video. [Read more…] about California Consumer Privacy Act – Amendments and Regulations
At its heart, the California Legislature drafted the California Consumer Privacy Act to establish standards for the collection, security of, and use of the personal information of California consumers. The average person would likely consider “personal information” to include a person’s name, email address, and location? The latest privacy laws, however, apply a personal information definition that is shockingly broad. The California Consumer Privacy Act is no different: [Read more…] about California Consumer Privacy Act – Personal Information Definition
California’s new privacy law is a bit of an oddball given the manner in which it evolved from an initiative into an enacted law. As politicians are wont to do, the effort to rush a bill through the legislature created many practical problems. Primary among these issues is what is the California Consumer Privacy Act effective date? You will often read the date is January 1, 2020, but that is no longer true to some extent as we cover here: [Read more…] about California Consumer Privacy Act Effective Date
Employees? Pfft! What are they good for? Oh, right. California has enacted a new sweeping privacy law. So, how does the California Consumer Privacy Act applies to employees? [Read more…] about Does The California Consumer Privacy Act Apply To Employees?