Non- Compliance Could Cost Your Business Big in 2023, FTC Warns 

Non Compliance Could Cost Your Business Big 2023 FTC Warns

As data privacy laws amp up in 2023, more regulatory bodies are getting involved. The latest to make a splash? The Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Don’t get us wrong – they’ve been around the whole time, but this year, they are really cracking down.   On their website, the FTC states:   “If your company makes privacy […]

New Quebec Data Privacy Requirements, Google Lawsuits, and More

New Quebec Data Privacy Requirements

It’s finally 2023: the year of data privacy. Well, that’s what we’re calling it anyway. New laws were passed on January 1, 2023 – most notably, the Virginia Consumer Data Privacy Act (VCDPA) and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA).   Later on, this year, the Colorado Privacy Act (CPA), the Connecticut Data Privacy Act (CTDPA), […]

The Meta Privacy story: Could you be next?

The Meta Privacy Story

Accept or reject!   Taking the user’s cookie consent with these two simple words cost Meta a hefty fine of $414 million. Hysterically terrible, right?   One thing is sure. Data privacy laws, especially GDPR, are in no mood to spare those collecting data without cookie consent and even forcing the user to provide it.  As good […]

Cookie consent: A marketers guide to thrive in 2023

Cookie consent A marketers guide to thrive in 2023

“The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data.”   This was the title of an article by the British media mammoth, “The Economist.”  This article talks about how data has, over time, surpassed oil in value and how Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft have been the most profitable private firms in the […]

What Is Cookie Consent Banner for GDPR Compliance and Why Do You Need One? 

What Is Cookie Consent Banner for GDPR Compliance

Cookie consent banners are important to help you comply with the General Data Protection Regulation. The GDPR requires you to get explicit cookie consent from your website visitors before you can store any cookies on their devices. Cookie consent banners are the simplest way to display this notice in a way that’s easy for your […]

Privacy News Weekly  

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Trans-Atlantic Privacy Shield Framework is set to be approved – and more.    It’s almost the end of 2022, and more things than Christmas presents are being wrapped up. Of course, this includes a wide variety of data and privacy laws.   Some of these laws are being enacted on January 1, 2023, and others are […]

Child Privacy Rights and Online Consent Management Under CPRA: Your Responsibilities

Child Privacy Rights and Online Consent Management Under CPRA

In the United States, California is widely known to have some of the strictest data privacy laws for online consumers. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) are the two that just about every business knows they need to comply with. If you aren’t familiar with online consent management, […]

Cookies, California and CCPA Compliance: What You Need to Know 

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The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which took effect on January 1, 2020, is one of the most comprehensive and broadest data privacy laws in the U.S. This landmark legislation affects certain business collecting, storing, and selling information about California residents and sets the stage for countrywide privacy protections.    As a business, the CCPA requires […]

S. Korea’s Landmark Levy: PIPC Fined Google and Meta for Privacy Violations 

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The South Korean government has fined Google and META for collecting users’ data without their consent. The two companies were fined by the Personal Information Protection Commission (PIPC), which regulates the use of personal information in South Korea. This is a landmark levy that would send chills through any other business that deals in personal […]

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 […]