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CCPA Week Series Issue 1 – Amendments, Regulations, and More – Major Updates to the CCPA

October 14, 2019

CCPA Week Series Issue 1 – Amendments, Regulations, and More – Major Updates to the CCPA

The long-awaited proposed CCPA regulations were released on Thursday, October 10th, in a Notice of Rulemaking issued by the California Attorney General Xavier Becerra.  The following day, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law 5 bills amending the CCPA and a new data broker registration law related to the CCPA.  This article provides an overview of the newly enacted amendments and the proposed regulations, and is the first in a twelve-part series covering recent updates to the CCPA. CCPA Amendments While at least 18 bills to amend the CCPA were introduced in the California legislature this year, 6 made it … Continue reading CCPA Week Series Issue 1 – Amendments, Regulations, and More – Major Updates to the CCPA

Upcoming Webinar: CCPA Update – Expert Analysis & Guidance to Operationalize the October CCPA Updates Upcoming Webinar: CCPA Update – Expert Analysis & Guidance to Operationalize the October CCPA Updates

TrustArc is proud to present the next Privacy Insight Series webinar “Update Your CCPA Plan with Practical Insights into the Proposed Regulations, 2019 Amendments to the Law, and More” with Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Partner Peter Blenkinsop, TrustArc SVP Privacy Intelligence and General Counsel Hilary Wandall, TrustArc Consulting Program Director Margaret Alston, and Senior Privacy Consultant Beth Sipula. This webinar will take place on Wednesday, October 16th at 10am PT (1pm ET). Don’t miss this opportunity to learn valuable insights on the CCPA – register today! Major developments related to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) were announced at … Continue reading Upcoming Webinar: CCPA Update – Expert Analysis & Guidance to Operationalize the October CCPA Updates

TrustArc Adds CCPA Capabilities to Help Businesses Meet Upcoming January 1 Deadline

October 09, 2019

TrustArc Adds CCPA Capabilities to Help Businesses Meet Upcoming January 1 Deadline

TrustArc has announced a wide range of additional capabilities to help businesses meet the January 1, 2020 California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) deadline. With less than 90 days to go, many businesses still have a lot of work remaining to ensure they meet all of the requirements. “With the breadth of global privacy mandates, compliance is no easy task,” said Chris Babel, CEO, TrustArc. “The only way organizations can contend with these ever-changing requirements is by operationalizing privacy compliance at scale. To do so, they’ll need the right technology, expertise, and resources to guide them. We’ve updated our platform with … Continue reading TrustArc Adds CCPA Capabilities to Help Businesses Meet Upcoming January 1 Deadline

Top Three Fastest Growing Privacy Tech Tools – 2019 IAPP & TrustArc Research Blog Series – Part III

October 08, 2019

Top Three Fastest Growing Privacy Tech Tools – 2019 IAPP & TrustArc Research Blog Series – Part III

After introducing the 2019 Privacy Tech Adoption Report in part I of this blog post series and illustrating the differences in buying roles between the IT office and the privacy office in part II, we are pleased to share the final post of this series. Part III of this blog series will share the top three fastest growing tech tools, and outline how you can gain influencing power when it comes to product acquisition.  The increasing complexity of business in the digital world, coupled with a growing list of global privacy frameworks, has increased the need for organizations to adopt … Continue reading Top Three Fastest Growing Privacy Tech Tools – 2019 IAPP & TrustArc Research Blog Series – Part III

TrustArc at PSR 2019 – Event Recap

October 04, 2019

TrustArc at PSR 2019 – Event Recap

TrustArc had the pleasure of sponsoring, speaking and exhibiting at IAPP Privacy.Security.Risk 2019 in Las Vegas last week. With over 2,000 attendees, 225 speakers and 30 exhibitors, the conference was bustling with privacy professionals from all over the world.  TrustArc co-hosted a welcome reception with RadarFirst on Monday evening to officially kick off the conference. Privacy professionals packed into the speakeasy-inspired Barbershop lounge to network and catch up over swanky cocktails. On Monday evening, TrustArc SVP of Product Michael Lin stepped on to the Little Big Stage to discuss how businesses use the TrustArc Platform to automate and manage global … Continue reading TrustArc at PSR 2019 – Event Recap

EU High Court Confirms Pre-Ticked Boxes Are Insufficient for Cookie Consent

October 03, 2019

EU High Court Confirms Pre-Ticked Boxes Are Insufficient for Cookie Consent

On October 1st, in the much anticipated Planet49 case, the Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) affirmed an earlier opinion set forth by the Advocate-General that utilizing pre-ticked boxes to obtain consent for website cookies does not represent valid consent because it does not show affirmative, unambiguous action on the part of the data subject.  The Court decided this with reference to the GDPR, the ePrivacy Directive and the GDPR’s predecessor, the Data Protection Directive, which was in force at the time of the matter at issue. The case, referred to the ECJ by the highest court in … Continue reading EU High Court Confirms Pre-Ticked Boxes Are Insufficient for Cookie Consent