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

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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Readers of this blog know that we’ve been closely following the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) rulemaking process. California passed the law in 2020 to update the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 with additional consumer rights and business obligations. The CPRA also established a new government agency, the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA), responsible

Readers of this blog know that we’ve been closely following the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) rulemaking process [view related post]. California passed the law in 2020 to update the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 with additional consumer rights and business obligations. The CPRA also established a new government agency, the California Privacy

Since the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) released its draft regulations pursuant to the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), the biggest gripe from businesses has been the website tracking opt-out requirements. Recognition of opt-out requests from consumers could potentially cost companies some significant dollars.

The CPRA amends the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2020 and

According to reporting from the Verge and the Markup, several popular e-filing providers have been transmitting sensitive financial information to Meta through Meta Pixel. Meta Pixel is a free advertising analytics service offered by Meta that, similar to cookie files and other persistent user identifiers, collects personalized data about how the users interact with content

Starting December 1, Facebook reportedly will remove several biographic details from user profiles, including “Religious views,” “Political views,” “Interested in” (indicating the user’s sexual orientation), and “Address.” Many state privacy laws, including California’s Privacy Rights Act, restrict how businesses can collect and use these types of sensitive personal information. Facebook has not confirmed why it