The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a major new state law poised to affect the privacy landscape not just in California, but in the U.S. as a whole. (For a detailed overview of the CCPA, read our previous post.) On August 31, the California legislature passed several amendments to the CCPA that will have a significant impact on its implementation.
If You Let Them Build It, They Will Come: Regulatory Agencies Release Model Privacy Notice Online Form Builder
The eight regulatory agencies that released the final model privacy notice form that satisfies the disclosure requirements under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act have released an Online Form Builder to assist financial institutions in meeting their obligations under the act.
Innocent Mall Shoppers, You’re Off the Hook: Federal Agencies Release Model GLBA Privacy Notice Form
On November 17, 2009, eight federal regulatory agencies released their final model privacy notice form that is intended to make it easier for consumers to understand how financial institutions collect and share information about them.
SEC Seeks to Better Protect Investors’ Privacy With Proposed Amendments to Regulation S-P
In light of growing concerns over identity theft, data breaches, and the hacking of online brokerage accounts, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has recently proposed new amendments to Regulation S-P – the SEC’s existing privacy rules mandated under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. The SEC’s unanimous approval of these proposed rules signals the Commission’s desire to more closely align its privacy guidelines with those of the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and the Federal Banking Agencies, which adopted data breach notice rules in 2005. For regulated companies, however, the amendments could mean additional costs and liabilities.…