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Do privacy frameworks ensure that a company is compliant with data privacy laws?

USA - June 14 2022 No. A privacy framework describes a set of standards or concepts around which a company bases its privacy program. Typically, a privacy framework…

Are companies required to allow individuals to appeal denied data subject requests?

USA - June 9 2022 Does the statute require that an appeals process be created for consumers if their data subject request is denied?…

What types of data are subject to a deletion request?

USA - June 9 2022 Modern state privacy laws confer upon individuals the ability to ask for their personal information to be deleted. Statutes differ, however, in the…

Update for Connecticut and Utah: What Is Considered Sensitive Personal Information?

USA - June 7 2022 Some privacy statutes explicitly reference “sensitive” or “special” categories of personal information. While such terms, when used, often include…

State privacy comparison: What are the penalties for violating the state privacy statutes?

USA - June 2 2022 Many modern data privacy statutes rely heavily on regulatory enforcement. The amount of civil penalty that a regulator can see for violations differs…

Understanding the Delta: How do modern state privacy laws differ in terms of giving companies an opportunity to cure?

USA - June 1 2022 Many modern data privacy statutes are designed to encourage compliance by permitting organizations to cure an alleged violation of the statute prior…

How do state statutes differ in terms of their “targeted advertising” exemptions?

USA - May 31 2022 The term “targeted advertising” is defined relatively consistently between and among modern U.S. data privacy statutes with the noticeable exception…

China releases draft cross-border personal information transfer certification guideline

China - May 26 2022 On April 29, 2022, China’s National Information Security Standardization Technical Committee (commonly referred to as “TC260”) released a draft…

How do state statutes differ in terms of how they define “targeted advertising?”

USA - May 25 2022 Most modern U.S. data privacy statutes require companies to allow data subjects to opt out of having their personal information used for targeted…

Where exactly does an opt-out of targeted advertising link need to be placed?

USA - May 24 2022 Modern state privacy statutes require that organizations provide individuals with the ability to opt out of targeted advertising. While the substance…