The European Union’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) came into effect May 25, 2018. California had already put CalOPPA – the California Online Privacy Protection Act of 2003 – into effect years earlier. Now California is doubling down on consumer privacy with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
If you are subject to CalOPPA, your website does not have to respect Do Not Track signals, but you must inform your visitors about whether you do or not. Find out more.
The conversation about web cookies has changed over the years. Since their introduction, legislators have been wary of cookies – whether because they didn’t understand what they were, or because they had an inkling of what might come in the future, is anyone’s guess. Now, cookies and GDPR, together, are at the forefront of the conversation.
California Online Privacy Protection Act of 2003 (CalOPPA) focuses on consumer information protection by obligating organizations to share clear website privacy policies about how the website handles personal identifiable information.
Don’t let that legal jargon-y title put you off. We’ve mentioned GDPR (the European General Data Protection Regulation) in the past. It is a European privacy regulation that came into effect on May 25, 2018. Its goal is to force “privacy by design” as the normal state of affairs. When the regulation came into effect,…
As a company, you must take reasonable measures to protect your clients’ personal data from being lost, divulged, or destroyed. Learn whether and how GDPR affects you.