Articles in category: Consumer Privacy - Page 1

How NY SHIELD Will Affect Your Data Breach Notices

How NY SHIELD Will Affect Your Data Breach Notices

New York's Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (NY SHIELD) Act mandates that businesses must inform their users if there's a data breach. You need to issue what's called...

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Keeping Personal Data Protected From Data Breaches

Keeping Personal Data Protected From Data Breaches

If your company stores or handles personal data, you must take reasonable steps to keep it safe from unauthorized access. If you do experience a data breach, you must notify...

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Voice Assistants and Privacy Issues

Voice Assistants and Privacy Issues

In 2018, PwC surveyed a sample of 1,000 Americans between 18-64 to learn more about the awareness of voice technology. The results were astounding: 90% of respondents said they were...

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How to Handle Privacy Access Requests Under the AU Privacy Act

How to Handle Privacy Access Requests Under the AU Privacy Act

Under the Australian Privacy Act (also known as the AU Privacy Act, or the APA), individuals have a general right to access the data that a company holds on them....

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Browsewrap Versus Clickwrap

Browsewrap Versus Clickwrap

Do you include legal documents like a Privacy Policy or Terms of Service on your website? If so, you probably also use a form of consent to make your terms enforceable. The...

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What Are Cookies?

What Are Cookies?

If you've ever wondered how websites remember your login details, or how items in your online shopping cart stay there while you shop, it's not magic. It's actually all down...

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