Online businesses that sell to California residents should take note of a recent enforcement action by the state’s attorney general (AG) signaling that adequate notice of sale must be provided in a business’s privacy policy, California residents’ opt-out requests must be honored, and, from the AG’s perspective, the use of third-party cookies for targeted advertising

Connecticut has become the fifth state to pass comprehensive consumer data privacy legislation. Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont signed the bill into law on May 10, 2022, and the Connecticut Data Privacy Act” (CTDPA) will take effect on July 1, 2023. This Legal Update discusses the CTDPA’s scope; compares it with the other state privacy laws

In a recent decision upholding the denial of a motion to compel arbitration, a panel of the Ninth Circuit provided new guidance about the formation of online contracts under California and New York law.1 The court held that, to place a consumer on inquiry notice of terms and conditions on a website, the website

New comprehensive privacy frameworks in California, Virginia and Colorado are set to come into effect in 2023, and in recent days attention has turned to Utah, where a privacy bill closely resembling Virginia’s is on the governor’s desk for signature. The rulemaking processes for the enacted laws are in their early stages. To the chagrin

Use of IoT devices continues to grow exponentially as companies leverage the impressive data collection abilities of technology to drive exciting developments. It is estimated that by 2025, there will be over 64 billion IoT devices in use worldwide. Expansion is further fueled by the remote working environment arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Necessitated

Use of IoT1 devices continues to grow exponentially as companies leverage the impressive data collection abilities of technology to drive exciting developments.2 It’s estimated that by 2025, there will be over 64 billion IoT devices in use worldwide.3 Expansion is further fueled by the remote working environment arising out of the COVID-19

On November 3, 2020, a majority of Californians cast “yes” votes for Proposition 24, the ballot initiative enacting the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (CPRA). Although the election results have not yet been certified by the California Secretary of State and may not be before December 11, 2020 (the latest date), the CPRA had

Privacy developments have been evolving rapidly over the past year globally. Our panelists will focus on recent major privacy developments in jurisdictions worldwide, including the impact of Schrems II and Brexit on data transfers, the Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados Pessoais (LGPD) coming into effect in Brazil, developments concerning the California Consumer Privacy Act

The long-awaited enforcement date of July 1, 2020, for the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) has finally arrived. The Office of the California Attorney General began enforcing the CCPA that very day, even before its implementing regulations (the “Regulations”) were finalized or approved. The Regulations finally became effective on August 14, 2020, but not before

The long-awaited enforcement date of July 1, 2020 for the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) has finally arrived. However, the uncertainty that existed at the beginning of the year with respect to CCPA and its enforcement still exists. While the California Office of the Attorney General (“OAG”) has issued the final version of the implementing