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Does a company need to treat exfiltration of personal data by a former employee as a data breach under the GDPR?

European Union, USA - March 4 2021 Possibly. The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) issued draft practical guidance on various types of data breaches to assist companies with…

Up, Down, or on the side: Can a website increase its opt-in rate by moving its cookie banner?

USA - February 22 2021 Businesses often struggle with how to display cookie banners given the complexities of conveying information to individuals that may lack technical…

The EU Data Protection Board Issues Practical Guidance on Data Breach Reporting

European Union - February 10 2021 When the GDPR took effect in 2018, it required notification within 72 hours to supervisory authorities in the EU of a data breach likely to result in…

New York Department of Labor Issues Guidance on Use of COVID-19 Sick Leave

USA - February 3 2021 On Jan. 20, 2021, the New York State Department of Labor issued a guidance which states that if an employer requires an employee to stay home for…

It’s Not Too Late: Six Easy Steps to Understanding the Flexible Spending Account Relief That Is Still Available in 2021

USA - January 28 2021 With the pandemic continuing to impact every-day operations of most businesses, opportunities to take advantage of the flexible spending account…

So, My Privacy Notice Does Not Fully Comply with the CCPA. Can I Get Sued?

USA - January 25 2021 The CCPA permits consumers to “institute a civil action” only where certain types of personal information are “subject to an unauthorized access and…

To Opt In, or Not to Opt In: What Is the Direct Marketing Rule Under the CCPA?

USA - January 21 2021 The CCPA generally does not require that a company obtain the consent (or the “opt-in”) of a person before collecting or using their personal…

To the (whistleblowing) victor go the spoils…

USA - January 20 2021 Effective January 1, 2021, plaintiffs who bring whistleblower retaliation claims under California Labor Code section 1102.5 will be eligible to…

What step do most businesses take in their privacy policies to avoid M&A issues from arising?

USA - January 19 2021 While United States statutes that require privacy notices differ in terms of what they require to be included within a privacy notice, none mandate…

California Expands Successor Liability for Judgments Against Employers

USA - January 7 2021 Recently enacted AB 3075 effective January 1, 2021 provides that a successor entity to a debtor employer with a wage/hour liability is liable for any…