Tagged: California Consumer Privacy Act

Episode 106 — Understanding the California Consumer Privacy Act

On January 1, 2020, companies will be facing a compliance requirement established by the California Consumer Privacy Act. In practice, California’s CCPA will create a new “national” standard. The CCPA is designed to give consumers more information and control over their personal information. Specifically, businesses will be required to be more transparent in their handling of personal information and to provide robust disclosures to consumers about how...

Key Actions to Ensure Compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (Part II of II)

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) presents numerous compliance challenges for businesses.  Given the heightened focus on consumer privacy and ever-increasing enforcement risks, companies have to move quickly to ensure appropriate compliance programs are in place by January 1, 2020.  Any business that collects, stores and processes consumer information is subject to significant risks.   The importance of CCPA compliance is not limited to businesses that...

California Sunshine — The California Consumer Privacy Act (Part I of II)

When the federal government fails to assume responsibility for establishing law and policy in important federal areas of jurisdiction, the individual states then spring into action to fill the vacuum.  When the Framers considered the proper role of the federal government after the debacle of the misguided Articles of Confederation, the Framers adopted our Constitution premised on the foundation of a strong federal government.  Unfortunately,...

Episode 95 — Interview of Teresa Troester-Falk, Chief Global Privacy Strategist at Nymity, on the California Consumer Privacy Act

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (the “Act”) was signed into law by California Governor Jerry Brown on June 28, 2018, after being hastily introduced in the California Legislature just a few days prior.  The Act is effective January 1, 2020. In this episode, Michael Volkov interviews Teresa Troester-Falk, Chief Global Privacy Strategist at Nymity, concerning the Act and the compliance implications for businesses.   ...