Last week, the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) launched a new website dedicated to providing resources to California residents about their privacy rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The purpose of this new website is to serve as a central resource for residents to understand their rights and the actions that they can

Last week, the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) voted in favor of a legislative proposal that would require web browsers to include a feature that allows web users the ability to exercise their privacy rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) through opt-out preference signals.

Under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), businesses must

The California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) recently met to discuss automated decision-making technology, privacy risk assessments and cybersecurity audits under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) as amended by the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). However, the CPPA also decided to step outside the anticipated agenda and discuss additional revisions to the existing regulations. Once

The rise of AI technology has prompted regulatory agencies to take action and protect consumers’ rights, as evidenced by the recent efforts of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA).

On November 16, 2023, the FTC approved a resolution that authorizes its staff to issue civil investigative demands (CIDs) in

In August, the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) released its initial draft regulations for cybersecurity audits and risk assessments under the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA). While the CPPA has not yet commenced its formal rulemaking process for these regulations, once finalized, businesses will be required to perform annual cybersecurity audits and regularly submit risk

This week, California’s governor signed a first-in-the-nation law that will impose new regulations on data brokers, requiring such entities to delete personal data pursuant to consumer requests. Data brokers specialize in collecting personal data or data about companies, mostly from public records but sometimes sourced privately, and selling or licensing such information to third parties

On September 8, 2023, the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) will discuss the two new sets of proposed California Privacy Protection Act (CCPA) regulations. Here is a breakdown of the two new proposed regulations and issues up for discussion:

Auditing Requirements: If a business processes data that poses a “significant risk to consumers’ security”

Recently, the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) announced its new initiative in investigating the data privacy practices of connected vehicle (CV) manufacturers and the related technologies. Generally, the CPPA will focus its regulatory efforts on retail, advertising platforms, online platforms, and hospitality sectors. However, since modern vehicles are now “effectively connected computers on wheels,” collecting lots of information from built-in apps, sensors, and cameras, CVs are just another source of data collection like our laptops and mobile devices. In the CPPA’s press release, the Agency stated that data privacy considerations are “critical” because CVs “often automatically gather consumers’ locations, personal preferences, and details about their daily lives.” Due to these factors, the CPPA will make inquires to CV manufacturers to understand how these companies are complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act and its amendments pursuant to the California Privacy Rights Act (collectively the CCPA).

Here’s what you need to consider if you are in the CV manufacturing industry or related technologies:Continue Reading CPPA Announces Investigation of Connected Vehicle Manufacturers’ Privacy Practices

The California Privacy Protection Agency’s (CPPA) Enforcement Division is conducting a review of data privacy practices by connected vehicle manufacturers and related technologies. The CPPA, which was established by the 2018 California Privacy Rights Act, has been primarily focused on developing regulations. This investigation marks its first significant enforcement effort.

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