As the world tries to adjust to this "new normal," many are wondering how businesses will resume a normal or phased approach to re-opening. With strict new guidelines for social distancing, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends daily health checks in the workplace, and that all companies implement an updated plan that reduces exposure to COVID-19.
The Washington Privacy Act, which seeks to further the right to privacy for Washington citizens, passed committee 6-3 on March 2nd, 2020. This was tighter than expected, with some opposition from the right (1) who oppose and left (2) who still want stronger amendments.
Signed into law on June 28, 2018, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) became effective on January 1, 2020. The next milestone will be on July 1, 2020, when the California Attorney General will begin enforcement for the CCPA.
A timeline of where CCPA started and where it’s going.
The CCPA is the ultimate moving target, as you can see in the timeline above, CCPA is unlike GDPR, which took 4 years to cook and didn’t come online until 2017 after the regulatory requirements were clarified. For all involved, they know CCPA has been a work in progress; it first passed in July of 2018, was amended in August 2018 and some exceptions were added. It then had a second set of amendments in September of 2019, and the draft regulations were issued in October of last year.
Privacy. It's a facet of life that used to be a given but is increasingly hard to come by. We're all interconnected online, and social media took off before we had a chance to adapt and consider the privacy implications.
On January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will mandate that businesses adhere to new standards. You need to understand this law and what qualifies as personal information (PI). This article will answer questions and help your business be in compliance by 2020.
Data privacy is constantly in the news these days, and for good reason.
The Governor of California signed 6 amendments into law for the CCPA on Friday, October 11th, prior to the full draft legislative changes scheduled for the public hearing on December 6th in which the Attorney General will consider written comments.