The world of digital marketing has grown exponentially in the last two decades.  In fact, it was estimated that in 2020, despite the global pandemic, approximately $332.84 billion will be spent on digital advertising worldwide.[1]  Not surprisingly, sophisticated algorithms (such as real-time bidding and programmatic ad buying) have been built in recent years to

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The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) – 2020 Year in Review | Consumer Privacy World

Data Breach Litigations: 2020 Year in Review

Those of you familiar with the area of data privacy already know that the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ (“IAPP”) CIPP/US certification is the global gold standard for privacy professionals and a key industry benchmark.  The CIPP/US designation demonstrates familiarity with U.S. privacy laws and regulations.  Well, CPW is proud to announce that one of

The Lavarious Gardiner v. Walmart Inc. et al. case is anything but typical.

As a re-cap, back in July 2020, plaintiff filed a class action complaint against Walmart alleging that Walmart suffered a data breach which they never disclosed. As evidence of the breach, plaintiff presented claims that the personal information associated with his

2020 has been a year for the record books, and the area of data breach litigation is no exception.   Several key developments, when considered individually or in conjunction, will likely make breach litigation a top of mind data privacy issue going into the next year.  So fasten your seatbelts and read on as CPW recaps

As the first year for litigation and enforcement, 2020 was a big year for the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”).  Read on for ConsumerPrivacyWorld’s highlights of the year’s most significant events, as well as our predictions for what 2021 may bring.

Recap – What is the CCPA?

Following the lead of the European Union’s General

Last week the California Attorney General (“AG”) proposed some minor modifications  to the regulations implementing the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”).  The modifications were published in response to comments received by the AG following publication of the previous set of proposed modifications on October 12, 2020.  CPW’s Lydia de la Torre and Glenn

CPW readers are already familiar with the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) which took effect this year.  Well, buckle your seatbelts and . . . . bolster your internal security practices as the first settlement under the CCPA has been announced and the area in which it has the greatest impact has nothing to do

Arbitration agreements are increasingly common for manufacturers of consumer electronics equipment (you read all of those small print terms and conditions when you purchased your new smart phone, right?).  A case this year underscored how companies can proactively use binding arbitration agreements to manage litigation risk.  In re: Wyze Data Incident Litigation, Case No.

Lydia de la Torre is a frequent CPW contributor with deep insight and knowledge on cutting edge developments in data privacy and cybersecurity.  For some of the fantastic pieces she has co-authored recently, see here and here.  Well, we are very pleased to share that the legal publication Daily Journal has selected Lydia among