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California Sets Forth Further Legislation Imposing New Obligations on Companies

Over the past few weeks, California Republican lawmakers have introduced a new package of legislation called “Your Data, Your Way,” which would expand and strengthen consumer privacy rights beyond what is required by the new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

The “Your Data, Your Way” package is comprised of bills that would impose new obligations on businesses, including providing consumers greater control over the use of their data, limiting companies’ storage and use of certain types of data, and notifying consumers within three days of discovering a data breach.

Source: California Sets Forth Further Legislation Imposing New Obligations on Companies

How California’s Data Privacy Laws Could Change the Game for Tech Companies and Individuals

When California passed the nation’s first law giving consumers control over their personal data last year, legislators built in an unusual buffer: an extra year to change the law before it takes effect in 2020.

Lawmakers and lobbyists are now making use of the time, submitting at least 20 bills in recent weeks that would adjust, tweak—or perhaps ultimately gut—California’s unique privacy protections. Privacy advocates are fighting to make the law even broader, while businesses and tech companies want to see it narrowed.

Full article: How Possible Changes to California’s Data Privacy Laws Could Change the Game for Tech Companies and Individuals

GDPR, CCPA and beyond: Changes in data privacy laws and enforcement risks to monitor in 2019

With significant enforcement activity and new laws being enacted or proposed since the start of the year, regulators in the EU and the US, several US states, and the US Congress are showing they mean business in terms of data privacy.

Full article: GDPR, CCPA and beyond: Changes in data privacy laws and enforcement risks to monitor in 2019

CCPA: How will new privacy law impact trade with America?

You wait years for data privacy regulations to catch up with current data processing requirements and then, like buses, two arrive at the same time. Many UK organisations may well feel like they have been hit by a bus, given the dramatic impact that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has had since its implementation in May.

Full article: CCPA: How will new privacy law impact trade with America?

GDPR vs. CCPA

The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (‘GDPR’) and the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (‘CCPA’) both aim to guarantee strong protection for individuals regarding their personal data and apply to businesses that collect, use, or share consumer data, whether the information was obtained online or offline.

As highlighted by the Guide, the two laws bear similarity in relation to their definition of certain terminology; the establishment of additional protections for individuals under 16 years of age; and the inclusion of rights to access personal information.

Full article: FPF and DataGuidance Comparison Guide: GDPR vs. CCPA

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