The CCPA requires businesses that sell personal information to explain that consumers have a right to opt-out of the sale[1] and provide a clear and conspicuous link on their homepage titled “Do Not Sell My Personal Information” that takes the consumer to a mechanism that permits them to exercise their opt-out right.[2] If

After an extended sunset period, time to replace the “old” SCCs runs out on Dec. 27, 2022. After that date, the old SCCs will no longer legalize data transfers to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA). To avoid compliance risks associated with illegal transfers of personal data, any old SCCs should be updated to

The regulations implementing the CCPA require that a business verify the identity of a consumer that submits a specific-information access request to a “reasonably high degree of certainty.”[1] The regulations provide as an example matching three pieces of personal information provided by the consumer with three pieces of personal information maintained by the business

The CCPA and its implementing regulations identify six types of information requests that a consumer can submit to a business. As the first five requests ask that a business respond with broad information about the type of information collected (as opposed to the actual information itself), they are often referred to as category-level access requests.

In order to help businesses understand and benchmark industry practice, Greenberg Traurig attorneys analyzed the publicly available privacy policies of companies within the Fortune 500.[1] As of October 2022 – nearly two years after the CCPA took effect – 71% of companies had updated their privacy policies to account for the CCPA.[2] It

The IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2022, Europe’s premier gathering of data protection professionals discussing strategic developments in regional and international data privacy, will be held in Brussels Nov. 16-17. Several members of our Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Group will be in attendance, and we are excited to see everyone there. If you or

The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, as well as state procedural rules, permit parties to a lawsuit to conduct discovery, in search of information and documents that may be relevant to the litigation. Parties can issue requests for documents, information (called interrogatories), and admissions of fact to other parties to the lawsuit; parties may use

Jan. 1 is approaching, and with it comes new requirements under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CPRA) and the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA). What should you and your company be focusing on to ensure you are prepared for the looming compliance deadline? This Data Privacy Dish post offers end-of-year considerations for closing out

On Oct. 18, 2022, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) updated its “Guidance on Direct Marketing Using Electronic Mail,” providing refreshed FAQs regarding what constitutes electronic mail marketing, related rules and responsibilities, and miscellaneous clarifications to compliance questions such as “are tracking pixels covered by the electronic mail marketing rules?” (Short answer: technically no, but

The following is part of Greenberg Traurig’s ongoing series analyzing cross-border data transfers in light of the new Standard Contractual Clauses approved by the European Commission in June 2021.

  • Background. Company A is an EEA controller that utilizes Company Z, a processor based in Country Q. Company Z does not have a legal presence