I don’t sell and share my data, why do I need a CMP?

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The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a new law that’s about to affect business in a big way. But if you’re a small business owner or reside in another state, you may be wondering why this applies to you.   Our free cookie scan tool will keep you informed about whose data you have, with […]

Swiss Government to Enforce New Revised Data Protection Ordinance and Certifications Laws 

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The Swiss government has adopted the revised revDPO (Data Protection Ordinance) and the Ordinance on Data Protection Certifications. The revised DPO sets out new legal obligations for companies that process personal data. It also provides more detailed rules regarding storage periods and retention periods. The goal is to strengthen individuals’ rights and ensure they can […]

The Snap Trap: Snapchat Agrees to Pay $35 Million for Violating Users’ Privacy

The Snap Trap: Snapchat Agrees to Pay $35 Million for Violating Users' Privacy

Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, has agreed to pay $35 million for violating users’ privacy. The company violated the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) by collecting and storing facial recognition data from its users without their consent.  Does the company violate the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act?  Snapchat failed to ask for […]

Tracking Website Visitors without Breaking Any Laws

Tracking Website Visitors without Breaking Any Laws

Like most other websites, yours might have audience-tracking capabilities to gauge user activity. That data is vital as it helps improve the visitor experience. After all, 96% of customers say they will remain loyal to a brand that provides excellent customer service.   The problem is part of the data you’ll collect is personal information, and […]

Sephora to Pay 1.2 million USD for CCPA Violations

Sephora to Pay 1.2 million USD for CCPA Violations

California has fined Sephora 1.2 million US dollars for allegedly selling customer data without consent. According to reports, the company collected and sold consumer information to advertisers without informing their customers first. The law governing this is the CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act), passed earlier this year.  Sephora sold customer info without consent.   The […]

Google Third Party Cookie Usage Extended to 2024 

Google Third Party Cookie Usage Extended to 2024

Google will continue to allow third-party cookies on its site, extending an earlier agreement by two years. The deal means that advertisers will be able to use Google’s “DoubleClick” cookies without there being a user opt-out.  This extension comes after much controversy surrounding the initial deadline to end all usage of third-party cookies. Google was […]

EU Alternatives- Built for Data Privacy Compliance!

EU Alternatives- Built for Data Privacy Compliance!

The GDPR protects personal information by ensuring it is processed lawfully and transparently. Companies need to demonstrate compliance with the GDPR and take steps to ensure that they are not collecting more data than necessary for any given project or service.  The penalties for non-compliance with the European Privacy Law are severe: fines can reach […]

COVID-19 Tracking Apps: Is Your Data Privacy Guaranteed? 

COVID-19 Tracking Apps: Is Your Data Privacy Guaranteed?

The COVID-19 pandemic dealt a massive blow to humanity worldwide. America bore the brunt of the pandemic, with over 1 million reported deaths as of June 2022. Naturally, governments and organizations worldwide had to do something drastic to prevent further losses.    One of the simplest ways to prevent and monitor the disease spread was COVID […]