Yearly Archives 2019

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Mitigation Services

An ounce of prevention can meaningfully reduce risk for companies under CCPA. The cost of non-compliance of CCPA can be very large. CCPA introduces significant legal and technical challenges; it requires new policies, procedures, disclosures, 3rd party agreements, data mapping, security, new operational capabilities to satisfy customers requests based on their new rights and other preparation for compliance. In California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Why You Need To Start Now! We described the new rights, fines, statutory damages, other requirements. We mentioned that CCPA authorizes a limited private right of action (and class action through proxies) for consumers whose personal information Read More

Categories: Uncategorized.
Languages: English.

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Compliance Services

CCPA imposes plenty of legal and technical challenges – requiring the adoption of new policies, procedures, disclosures, third party agreements, data mapping, security practices, and operational capabilities that satisfy consumer requests based on their new rights. Businesses can meaningfully reduce their risks under CCPA by taking a principled approach to compliance that is tailored to their organizations’ needs. Depending on what stage of compliance a business is in, our team can do it all or augment what’s already in place (existing teams, tools and practices, etc.) to assist businesses become and remain compliant. Given the changes that CCPA requires, and the Read More

Categories: CCPA.
Languages: English.

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), Why You Need to Start Now!

CCPA creates new consumer rights and businesses will need to create new processes and procedures to support these rights at scale. Will your organization be ready on January 1, 2020, to answer 100 consumer requests in 45 days? Will you be able to complete 10s of thousands of requests, covering everything collected in the previous 12 months (in this example 1/1/2019): To show all the Personal Information (PI) of theirs you have The categories of that shared PI The usage by categories for the previous 12 months The uses of that data by category And to delete the PI? And to Read More

Categories: CCPA.

Languages: English.

CCPA – Uncapped fines and New Data Privacy Rights, Preparing is Essential

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) that goes into effect January 1 2020 is a big deal for companies that retain data on California individuals. CCPA creates new consumer rights and business compliance responsibilities. The privacy rights are intended to provide individuals with transparency, access, choice and ensure they are not be discriminated against for exercising their rights. However, the headline is CCPA is a big deal, because unlike the General Data Privacy Regulations (GDPR) for the EU, whose penalties are capped at the larger of 4% of revenues and EUR 20 million, CCPA is uncapped.   Without proper preparation, Read More

Categories: Security.

Languages: English.

Already the Next Big Thing?

Until we started a collaboration with Mike Vaughan to develop one for an eco-tourism operator just north of the SF Bay Area, I was not familiar with the term “Progressive Web Application”. It turns out that it describes mobile applications that are delivered via Web browsers and that are built using common web technologies including HTML, CSS and JavaScript. While not distributed from one of the popular App Stores, PWAs can do much of what native mobile applications can do, and perform almost as well as native mobile applications, due to the ongoing evolution in the architecture of the web. Read More

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Languages: English.