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 The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) collects a substantial amount of data … 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

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

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

Is Your Data Ready? CCPA Wants to Know

Pam Roman

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The state of California starts enforcing the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) on July 1. With enforcement comes fines of $2,500 per compliance violation, which goes up to $7,500 if the violation is considered due to negligence. Californians can also sue you if their personal information is compromised through a data breach, again if due to company negligence. Under CCPA, … Read More

5 Questions Execs Are Asking About CCPA

Pam Roman

July 1 is the date set for enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). With this enforcement comes the threat of hefty fines if your company is not in CCPA compliance. Even with enforcement looming, a lot of companies still aren’t sure if they are really prepared. Our data governance team has fielded a lot of questions from executives, … Read More