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California AG’s Additional Regulations to CCPA Take Effect
California AG's Additional Regulations to CCPA Take Effect

California AG’s Additional Regulations to CCPA Take Effect

On March 15, 2021, the California Attorney General’s Office ("CAG”) announced approval by the Office of Administrative Law of the fourth set of modifications to the California Consumer Privacy Act regulations. The minor modifications accepted in the fourth proposal clarify the CCPA,…

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Virginia Enacts Consumer Data Protection Act
Virginia Enacts Consumer Data Protection Act

Virginia Enacts Consumer Data Protection Act

As expected, Virginia became the second U.S. state to enact a sweeping data privacy law. The Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA) borrows heavily from California’s data privacy laws (CCPA and CPRA) and the EU’s GDPR, but also contains unique provisions. The…

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California AG Proposes Edits to CCPA Regulations
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California AG Proposes Edits to CCPA Regulations

In August, just before the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved CCPA regulations, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG)

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Lead Generation & Privacy: A Necessary Partnership
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Lead Generation & Privacy: A Necessary Partnership

Participants in the lead generation industry know that compliance with the myriad legal frameworks that apply to their operations is not only necessary but also increasingly complex. One area where lead generators in the U.S. have traditionally operated relatively unencumbered—until recently—is with…

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Round-up of Recent Privacy Developments
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Round-up of Recent Privacy Developments

By: Nick Whisler and Josh Stevens The past several weeks have brought a flurry of U.S. and international privacy developments. To help you stay on top of the everchanging landscape, here is a high-level summary of recent news and upcoming events. Federal Developments…

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CCPA Business Contact and Employee Exemption Extended
CCPA Business Contact and Employee Exemption Extended

CCPA Business Contact and Employee Exemption Extended

The California legislature has extended partial exemptions under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) for the collection and processing of personal information related to business contacts and employees/independent contractors until January 1, 2022. Originally slated to expire on January 1, 2021, these…

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California Formally Approves CCPA Regulations
California Formally Approves CCPA Regulations

California Formally Approves CCPA Regulations

In June, the California attorney general submitted “final” CCPA regulations to the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) for approval. Last Friday, the state

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CCPA Enforcement Begins This Week
CCPA Enforcement Begins This Week

CCPA Enforcement Begins This Week

Effective Wednesday, July 1, 2020, the California Attorney General may begin enforcing the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA). Passed just over two years ago, the CCPA requires regulated businesses to provide more transparency regarding their data privacy practices and gives California consumers…

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