CPRA 2024: The New Compliance Requirements

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The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), set to take effect in 2024, is a significant amendment to the existing California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). In this blog, we’ll explore the expanded consumer rights, new obligations for businesses, updated data processing rules, mandatory data mapping, and enhanced enforcement powers. Additionally, we’ll discuss effective compliance strategies, vendor […]

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CCPA Compliance: A Complete Guide for Small Businesses

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Protecting consumer information has become paramount, making compliance with laws such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) critical for businesses of all sizes. The CCPA sets a precedent in the United States for the protection of consumer rights, emphasizing the importance of a strong privacy policy and the safeguarding of consumer data. As small […]

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Vendor Contracts: Contractual Requirements Under California Privacy Laws

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The California Privacy Laws (CCPA/CPRA) require businesses to safeguard consumer data, especially when working with external vendors. When working with third-party vendors, service providers, and contractors, ensuring CCPA/CPRA compliance means establishing clear, legally binding contracts that protect consumer data throughout its lifecycle. These contracts set clear expectations and responsibilities regarding the handling of consumer personal […]

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Minimize Your Data, Minimize Your CPRA Risk: Streamlined Data for Better Compliance

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The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and its amendment, the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), grant California residents strong privacy rights, such as understanding what data businesses collect, having it deleted, and limiting its use. A core principle is data minimization—collecting and storing only the necessary personal information. The CPRA explicitly mandates data minimization, purpose […]

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CCPA/CPRA Privacy Notices: Building Trust and Ensuring Compliance

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The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and its amendment, the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), require businesses to provide consumers with clear and comprehensive privacy notices. Well-crafted privacy notices are crucial for demonstrating compliance and empowering California consumers with control over their personal information and as such are essential for building trust and ensuring compliance. […]

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Understanding Personal Information Under CCPA/CPRA: A Guide for California Businesses

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The cornerstone of CCPA and CPRA compliance hinges on correctly understanding what constitutes “personal information.” California’s data privacy laws have a broad definition, making it essential for businesses to know what data points fall under these regulations. Let’s break down the key categories and recent updates that you need to be aware of. What is […]

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CCPA/CPRA Compliance: What California Businesses Need to Know 

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California’s privacy framework demands serious attention from businesses operating in the state. These laws grant consumers extensive control over how their personal information is collected, used, and shared. Failing to comply can expose businesses to significant financial penalties and reputational damage. Proactive compliance with the help of experts can safeguard consumer privacy and protect businesses […]

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A 2023 Update on the US Data Privacy Landscape

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The United States has witnessed a significant transformation in its data protection landscape in 2023, the implementation of state-level data protection laws, the establishment of the Data Privacy Framework, and ongoing federal regulatory efforts. These developments have heightened awareness of data security concerns among businesses and individuals alike, prompting a shift in how personal data […]

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CCPA and GDPR: Similarities and Differences for US Businesses

What are the similarities between the CCPA and GDPR? What are the differences? And how can you be sure your organisation is compliant with both? 2023 was the year the US got serious about data security. Inspired by Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), 2023 saw Colorado, Connecticut, Utah and Virginia enact new data protection […]

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Many companies don’t take data privacy protection seriously until a data breach occurs.A data breach is the worst nightmare that can happen to a company.If you’ve ever faced a data breach, you will understand the difficulties that you might face without a robust protection. ICO thoroughly explains what a personal data breach is and how […]

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