Category: CCPA

How Nevada’s SB220 Compares to CCPA

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Published 05/01/2020

On May 29, 2019, the governor of Nevada signed into law Senate Bill 220, a new consumer privacy law. The new privacy law amended Nevada’s existing 2017 online privacy law. Effective October 1, 2019, the new privacy gives consumers the right to opt-out of the sale of their personal information.  Senate Bill 220 “is an act relating to internet privacy; prohibiting an operator of a website or online service which collects certain information from consumers in this State from making any sale of certain information about a consumer if so directed by the consumer, and providing other matters properly relating thereto.” Put simply, Nevada’s privacy law will require operators of websites and online services to follow a consumer’s instructions not…

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Key Takeaways from the CCPA Audit Webinar with Dr. Maxine Henry

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Published 12/06/2019

Dr. Maxine Henry, one of Reciprocity’s renowned GRC experts, led a webinar on the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA). This sweeping legislation creates data privacy rights for covered consumers—which means it also imposes obligations on businesses to safeguard  personal information. Before implementation on January 1, 2020, Dr. Henry discusses how to prepare. Who Will CCPA Impact? CCPA protects California residents, recognizing all natural persons in the state as consumers.  Even companies not headquartered in California, perhaps without physical presence in California, will be subject to CCPA, because California residents are among their customers. CCPA imposes obligations on for-profit enterprises meeting any of these criteria:     Annual gross revenues over $25 million;     Handles, buys, shares, or sells personal…

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ZenGage #AMA Series with Dr. Maxine Henry on the CCPA

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Published 08/16/2019

ZenGage, the new Slack community for information security and GRC professionals, recently hosted CCPA expert Dr. Maxine Henry, in its first #AMA (Ask Me Anything) live Slack chat series. The nation’s most stringent data protection law (so far), the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 takes effect Jan. 1, 2020— and it’s generating a lot of buzz. Businesses from coast to coast are girding themselves for sweeping changes in how they collect, share, and protect California residents’ personal information. With the deadline for compliance right around the corner, GRC professionals have a lot of work to do.   In this candid discussion, Dr. Henry answers a broad range of questions, starting with the rights that the CCPA grants to California residents,…

CCPA vs. GDPR Compliance

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Published 03/07/2019

While the CCPA may seem like the US version of GDPR, the two have some significant differences that businesses should understand.

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