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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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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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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Navigating Compliance: GDPR & SOC 2 Compared

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What is SOC 2? What are the similarities and differences between it and the GDPR? And does your organisation need to ensure it is compliant with both? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) isn’t the only data protection standard in town. You’ll probably be aware that there are others — some mandatory and others voluntary. […]

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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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US Businesses’ Pitfalls in Navigating GDPR & Electronic Marketing

The US has traditionally adopted a relatively low key and hands-off approach to data protection. Increasingly, though, that’s changing as more states enact new measures, often based on the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In our experience, however, many US businesses are yet to get up to speed with the changing state of legislation. […]

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Navigating GDPR for US Businesses: Common Questions and Expert Answers

The EU’s General Data Protection (GDPR) may be a European law, but if your business handles the data of EU residents, it affects you. That’s something that tends to raise questions among our US clients, so in this post we’ve put together some of the most frequent. We provides the answers. Does GDPR apply to […]

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