There’s a growing movement to balance a company’s right to collect consumer data and the customer’s right to privacy. California is leading the way with the recent passage of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA.) This new law, however, comes with specific compliance challenges for all companies, both big and small.
Updated June 7, 2019 to reflect Nevada’s new law.
We have entered a new privacy paradigm, where the only certainty is uncertainty. That is in part because of the wide range of regulations passed and pending around the world – and even within the United States. Here, we bring some order to the chaos by analyzing passed and pending privacy regulations across the U.S. and ranking each state based on the relative strength of its privacy regulatory environment.
More and more companies today are relying on customer data to help them outperform competitors and improve their services. According to a report from the Business Application Research Center (BARC) companies that used consumer data to drive decisions saw their profits increase by eight percent.
Walk through this decision tree to uncover how many SARs you might expect to get, how complex your data environment is, and – ultimately – whether it likely is more cost-effective to automate SAR management.
There is tremendous uncertainty in the privacy rights regulatory environment today. The most prominent regulations – GDPR and CCPA – have significant differences. They’re going to continue to change. And new regulations will continue to emerge. Yet with GDPR in full effect, the “wait and see” approach is not an option. What is: a privacy rights management solution that’s future proof against the uncertainty.
In the face of continued consumer distrust over data privacy and a regulatory environment that remains uncertain, forward-thinking companies are building best practices for data stewardship – and creating a competitive advantage in the process.
On May 25th, Apple released a privacy portal to support their obligations under the GDPR. Just a few weeks ago, they released that portal to US users, ostensibly because it was just the right thing to do. Apple makes a point that it does not drive its business with user data, and this move is a direct response to that claim.
In May of 2018, the European Union put the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into effect.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is one of the most robust individual privacy rights frameworks enacted to date. The regulation contains 99 articles, but it is a handful of those that have upended the traditional privacy paradigm.