Data Privacy Updates 2021

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What’s the Latest Privacy Legislation Update in the U.S.? Data privacy rules and regulations are constantly evolving. Some governments are enacting new legislation; others are revising their laws to be more strict. Let’s take a look at what is happening in the U.S. in 2021. California We’re all getting pretty familiar with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the “granddaddy” … Read More

Geek Out on Data Privacy

Pam Roman

Do you have consumer data anywhere in your organization? Of course you do. Then this installment of Prolifics’ Geek Out series is crucial for you. Yep – it’s all about data privacy. Data privacy is not slowing down or going away. More governments at all levels are proposing and adopting privacy regulations. You’re going to have to deal with it … Read More

The American Bureau of Shipping Navigates Data Privacy

Pam Roman

Data privacy laws and regulations, like the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), are just getting started. That means more customers will control how companies use their collected data. Understandably, companies are struggling to understand and comply with these new laws. Challenge About ABS ABS is one of the world’s leading ship classification organizations, … Read More

A New Landscape for 2020: How Businesses Must Respond to New Data Privacy Regulations

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Around the country, sweeping data privacy regulations are compelling businesses to rethink every aspect of their data governance capabilities. If your organization complied with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) standards set by the European Union in 2016, you may have a head start. However, compliance with the GDPR will not be sufficient for compliance with the new state regulations. If … Read More

CCPA Jump Start

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Do you do business with anyone who’s considered a legal resident of California … and do you hold data on California customers that’s categorized as personal identifiable information (PII) under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)? If so, it’s not too late to ensure your company is compliant with the CCPA. Being compliant requires a controlled methodology and industry-leading solutions … Read More

Overwhelmed? Here’s a Quick CCPA Compliance Checklist

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Enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect July 1. Your company can be fined $2,500 per compliance violation, and up to $7,500 if the violation is considered intentional. Fines can add up quickly depending on the size of your customer base. Your organization must be able to comply with California’s new data rules, which (among other … Read More

What Is The CCPA?

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The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) was created to provide consumers in the state of California with additional rights and protections related to how businesses are permitted to use their personal information. This state statute was enacted in 2018 and put into effect in January 2020. In this article, we’ll take a look at what the CCPA is and how the CCPA impacts businesses … Read More

Are You Ready for Data Privacy Compliance?

Pam Roman

The California Consumer Privacy Act and the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation are only the start of the move to more stringent data privacy laws for businesses across the globe. Will you be ready when data privacy comes knocking at your door? Your customers want control over how her information is used by customers like yours. The CCPA in California … Read More

What Is the Difference Between the CCPA & GDPR?

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The CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act) helps give Californians new rights to autonomy over data they generate. It went into effect on January 1, 2020. This act is the first major US privacy legislation that is being enacted after the European GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), which became effective in May 2018. While some have called the CCPA the California GDPR, there are some differences. CCPA vs. GDPR Even though Nevada and Maine … Read More

10 Biggest Data Breaches in History

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Did you hear about that last big data breach? It’s a question posed more and more frequently these days, as the exposure of supposedly safe information repeatedly makes its way into the hands of malicious hackers. Neither banking information nor social security numbers are exempt, and if you recently signed up online to discreetly cheat on your spouse, beware: That information … Read More