In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

New York Biometric Law Goes into Effect Next Month: Alan Friel and Niloufar Massachi Tell Businesses What They Need to Know |

Readers of CPW are invited to join a complimentary webinar on June 28 at 12 pm EST with CPW’s Alan Friel and Glenn Brown as part of Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP’s next monthly Venture Law Meetup Webinar. Partner Tom Reems will moderate a discussion between partners Alan Friel and Glenn Brown entitled “Why Data

As reported in greater detail at the Security & Privacy Bytes blog by Alan Friel and Katie Sharpless, “[t]he deadline is fast approaching for businesses that buy, receive, sell, or share the personal information of 10 million or more California consumers to report their California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) rights requests metrics. On July

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

BREAKING: SCOTUS Slashes Scope of Cybercrime Statute | Consumer Privacy World

Do You Want Fries With That? McDonald’s Customer BIPA Class Action

The California Supreme Court recently issued a significant decision interpreting California’s Invasion of Privacy Act, which may lead to criminal and civil liabilities for intentionally recording phone calls without obtaining the appropriate level of consent.  [Note: for other litigations involving the statute, check out our prior coverage here and here].  This interpretation

As CPW’s Alan Friel and Lydia de la Torre explain at CPW’s sister blog Security & Privacy Bytes, “[i]nformational privacy is a hot topic” and [d]ata is a valuable, but challenging asset.”  They caution that “[o]rganizations can only meaningfully protect, and effectively make the most of, their digital assets if they know what data they

As covered in greater detail on SPB, data retention is poised to become a hot button topics for legal, compliance, and privacy professionals in 2021.  A combination of regulatory factors, including litigation and enforcement risk of over-retention of data and explicit data retention and purpose limitation provisions in privacy regulations, have driven this issue to

Data breaches are on the rise, and with a rise in breaches comes an accompanying increase in data breach litigation.  A recent class action settlement involving the largest online alcohol marketplace in North America, with retail partners in more than 1,400 cities, underscores how all companies across industries are impacted by this trend.

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In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

China’s Personal Information Protection Law (Second Draft) – What to Expect | Consumer Privacy World

Consumer and Business Concerns Under Virginia’s New

The Eastern District of California recently approved a $1.375 million settlement between a certified class of former employee plaintiffs and an employer defendant.  The class consisted of all individuals who worked for the defendant between March 30, 2013 and May 1, 2018.  The defendant was alleged to have misused FCRA consent forms to improperly run