Category: Legal Requirements

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Common Data Breaches and How to Handle Them

Common Data Breaches and How to Handle Them

A data breach is an incident in which data that should be confidential is accessed by somebody without authorization. This could simply mean the unauthorized person seeing the data. Alternatively...

Don't Use Pre-Ticked Checkboxes For Cookies

Don't Use Pre-Ticked Checkboxes For Cookies

Using pre-checked consent boxes for cookies is now officially a breach of European privacy laws. The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that pre-ticked boxes violate requirements...

Washington Privacy Act (WPA) vs California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

Washington Privacy Act (WPA) vs California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

The Washington Privacy Act (WPA) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) are two state acts out of the United States with similar aims - to protect the privacy of...

Legal Requirements for Email Marketing

Legal Requirements for Email Marketing

Do you own and operate a business enterprise? If so, does your company use email to target and attract new customers? If you are a business owner, failing to utilize email...

COPPA - The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act: A Primer

COPPA - The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act: A Primer

In response to concerns in the 1990s about how websites collected and protected personal data and to ensure the privacy of users - particularly children - Congress enacted The Children's...

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

California's Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) was passed unanimously in 2018, giving Californians more control over which companies have their personal information, and what they do with it. The law took effect...