Some privacy statutes explicitly reference “sensitive” or “special” categories of personal information. While such terms, when used, often include similar data types that are generally considered as raising greater privacy risks to data subjects if disclosed, the exact categories that fall under those rubrics differ between and among statutes. Furthermore, other privacy statutes do not

The California Consumer Privacy Act provided plaintiffs with a private right of action to pursue statutory damages following data security breaches that impact certain sensitive categories of information and are caused by a business’s failure to institute reasonable and appropriate security. Although the CCPA does not permit private suits with respect to alleged violations of

The California Consumer Privacy Act provided plaintiffs with a private right of action to pursue statutory damages following data security breaches that impact certain sensitive categories of information and are caused by a business’s failure to institute reasonable and appropriate security. Although the CCPA does not permit private suits with respect to alleged violations of

The California Consumer Privacy Act provided plaintiffs with a private right of action to pursue statutory damages following data security breaches that impact certain sensitive categories of personal information and are caused by a business’s failure to institute reasonable and appropriate security. Although the CCPA does not permit private suits with respect to alleged violations

GT Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity Associate Tyler Thompson will present the CLE webinar, “Website Accessibility: Issues Under the ADA, CCPA, and More,” on Thursday, May 6 at 12:00 p.m. MDT (2:00 p.m. EST). The webinar will focus on website accessibility requirements and compliance options, the intersection of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and

On Wednesday, May 12, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET, join GT for a webinar on the current state of the law in the United States and Europe when it comes to the use of cookies, pixels, scripts, and other tracking technologies online.

New laws, including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the California Privacy

New regulations to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) took effect in March that prohibit businesses from using on their websites “dark patterns” that make it difficult for California consumers to opt out of the sale of their personal information.

A dark pattern is a potentially manipulative user interface design that can have the effect,

On Wednesday, April 21 at 1:00 p.m. EST, join GT Shareholder David A. Zetoony, co-chair of the firm’s U.S. Data, Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice, for a Federal Bar Association webinar on “AdTech, Cookies, Wiretapping, and Banners: The impact of changing laws and changing technology on the world of cookies.”

The program will provide the

The terms “pseudonymize” and “pseudonymization” are commonly referenced in the data privacy community, but their origins and meaning are not widely understood among American attorneys. Most American dictionaries do not recognize either term.1 While they derive from the root word “pseudonym” – which is defined as a “name that someone uses instead of his

Deidentified information is defined within the CCPA to refer to information that “cannot reasonably identify, relate to, describe, be capable of being associated with, or be linked, directly or indirectly, to a particular consumer” provided that a business that uses deidentified information takes four operational and organizational steps to ensure that such information is not