The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) takes effect on January 1st, 2020! While it will grant California residents new rights regarding their personal information, it will also impose significant obligations on businesses that collect personal data. The CCPA applies to all types of for-profit business entities that meet any of the following three criteria: (1) Read More
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6 GDPR Consent Principles Businesses Must Know
GDPR Consent In the second part of our GDPR Compliance Roadmap series, we analyze obtaining consent fromdata subjects. Personal data can only be automatically collected, stored and/or used under the GDPR if an individual has given their informed consent. This must be signified by a recordable affirmative action. The individual must be informed before giving Read More
What GDPR Personal Data Is Your Website Collecting?
GDPR Personal Data Under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), EU natural citizens now have extensive rights to control how their personal data is collected, maintained and/or used. The GDPR includes a comprehensive definition of what constitutes personal data and sets forth numerous rights of individuals to know how their personal data is being Read More
Why do websites need the right legal documents?
If you operate a live website, you should take website legal compliance very seriously. Whether you sell goods or offer services online, are an affiliate, a blogger or whether you operate an information-only site, virtually everyone who owns or operates a website is exposed to some form of legal risk. Legal risks come from a Read More
With the changing technology landscape, advertisers and businesses have even more avenues to capture user data. For example, some businesses are creating single, universal identifiers to track consumers across multiple devices and connect their offline, email, and digital interactions. The proliferation of IoT related devices has caused this type of invisible tracking to evolve. Some Read More
Are You Still Selling Websites WITHOUT Privacy Policies?
My question to you is WHY? With 8+ years of full time experience owning a website design and internet marketing company, I have learned that my clients trust me to keep them informed of online opportunities AND liabilities. In 2017, I have made the decision to issue a firm warning to my clients of the liabilities Read More
You and Your Clients Could Be Violating the FTC Act and NOT Even Know It!
The biggest legal concern facing Internet businesses, marketers and affiliates is violating the FTC Act. Violate the FTC Act, even unwittingly, and you may be forced to pay huge fines, get shut down, or even have your business and/or personal assets frozen! Many website operators violate the FTC Act with their everyday business practices without Read More