Tag Archives: California Online Privacy Protection Act (Cal-OPPA)

Law360 Quotes Dominique Shelton on CA Online Privacy Protection Act

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California Attorney General Kamala Harris reiterated her commitment to enforcing the state’s Online Privacy Protection Act following her re-election and to pursuing guidelines advising companies how she will interpret the act. Dominique Shelton, a partner in the firm’s Privacy & Data Security Group, called Harris’ guidelines “groundbreaking” in privacy protection and allows her clients to focus on compliance instead of becoming a test case for enforcement. “I think we’re only getting started. The attorney general views this as a growing area that [...] Read more

A+B Privacy Team Provides Analysis of California AG Privacy Report: New Best Practices Guidance Applies to all Businesses Collecting Personal Information from California Residents

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In follow up to our previous blog, California AG Kamala Harris Issues Privacy Policy Guidance: Making Your Privacy Practices Public Contains Draft Tips for Website and Online Service Privacy Policies, regarding the release of the AG’s report, please see our recently released client advisory providing a detailed analysis of the new privacy guidance: California Attorney General Kamala Harris Releases Long-Anticipated Guidance Regarding Privacy Policy Notices . As conceived, the Report is designed to apply to all businesses, regardless of the country or state in which they operate, based on the [...] Read more

California AG Kamala Harris Issues Privacy Policy Guidance: Making Your Privacy Practices Public Contains Draft Tips for Website and Online Service Privacy Policies

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Today, California Attorney General Kamala Harris released her long-anticipated guidance on privacy policies for companies collecting information from California residents in a report entitled Making Your Privacy Practices Public (the “Report”). While the Report exceeds existing law in many respects, affected companies should take heed to review the report and be familiar with its contents as it sets forth a blue print for how the CA AG’s office views “best practices” in connection with privacy policy drafting in the areas of “Big Data,” behavioral tracking, data security, and the [...] Read more