The new Connecticut data privacy law—inconveniently titled “An Act Concerning Personal Data Privacy and Online Monitoring” (hereinafter referred to as “CPDPA”) was signed into law on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 and will have an effective date of July 1, 2023. The CPDPA is moderately similar to both the Colorado Privacy Act (the “CPA”) and the Virginia Consumer Data Privacy Act (“VCDPA”), with only a few minor differences.
The CPDPA applies businesses that conduct business in the state of Connecticut or produce products or services targeted to residents of ...
The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), which went into effect January 1, 2020, created rights and obligations related to the collection and sale of consumer personal data. The California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”) was a ballot measure that was approved by California voters on November 3, 2020. The CPRA significantly amends and expands the CCPA. Notably, the majority of the provisions revising the CCPA do not become “operative” until January 1, 2023, and enforcement will apply only to violations occurring on or after January 1, 2023.
On March 24, 2022, Utah Governor Spencer Cox signed the Utah Consumer Privacy Act (“UCPA”) into law. The UCPA, which will become effective December 31, 2023, largely mirrors the Virginia Consumer Data Privacy Act (“VCDPA”), explained in more detail here, or Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”).
The Colorado Privacy Act (the “CPA”) was signed into law on July 8, 2021 by Governor Jared Polis, only 6 months after Virginia enacted its data privacy law, the Virginia Consumer Data Privacy Act (“VCDPA”).
On March 2, 2021, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (the “VCDPA”) into law. The VCDPA, which will become effective January 1, 2023, creates rights and obligations related to the collection and processing of consumer personal data. While many of these rights are similar to what we have seen under the California Consumer Protection Act (“CCPA”) or Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), many rights, such as the right to appeal the denial of a consumer data request and the establishment of a 30-day cure ...
With the passing of the Utah Consumer Privacy Act and Connecticut Data Privacy Act, data privacy laws are back in the focus of business owners across America. Five states now have comprehensive data privacy protection for consumers—California, Virginia, Colorado, Utah, and Connecticut.
The Year 2023 is shaping up to be the next big year in data privacy. With the enactment of the Consumer Data Protection Act (“CDPA”) on March 2, 2021, Virginia joined California as the second U.S. state to enact comprehensive data privacy rights legislation. Virginia’s CDPA comes on the heels of California’s passage of its California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”), which amends the infamous California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). Both Virginia’s CDPA and California’s CPRA take effect January 1, 2023.
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Cybersecurity remains one of the top concerns of companies across the country, especially as companies continue to operate, or plan to operate again, in a remote work environment. KMK Law is a proud sponsor of the NKU Cybersecurity Workshop Series, a premier event in the region.
As businesses continue to operate remotely, data security is more important than ever. Given this new environment of millions of employees working remotely, it is not surprising that there has been a significant uptick in ransomware attacks over the last two months.
As employees continue to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more businesses (including courts) are turning to alternative forms of face-to-face meetings by utilizing video conferencing applications. These virtual video-chat meetings prompt users to use the cameras and microphones on their electronic devices (such as a phones, laptops, or tablets) to connect with other individuals using the application and see and hear the other person(s) they are chatting with in real time.
Zoom has quickly become the most popular form of video chat, with nearly 200 million ...
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