Alex Gorton

CALIFORNIA CONSUMER PRIVACY ACT: WHAT IS IT AND DOES IT APPLY TO ME?

Over the last several weeks, you may have noticed that your email account has been inundated with notices that websites are updating their privacy policies. This is most likely because the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) went live on January 1, 2020. The CCPA gives California residents additional rights regarding how their personal …

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Top 5 Differences Between the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA)

Data use and data collection have become hot topics since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on May 25, 2018. Essentially, new privacy legislation like the GDPR views personal data as an individual’s property. In short, you wouldn’t let someone use your car unless they asked you, so someone shouldn’t …

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Top 5 Things to Know About the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA)

  On June 28, 2018 California enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). This legislation gives consumers rights to control how their personal data is collected and used. The CCPA goes into effect on January 1, 2020 Although the law doesn’t go into effect until January 1, 2020 the CCPA requires companies to …

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