California Extends Employee and B2B Communication Exemptions under the CCPA until January 2021

California and data privacy continue to make headlines. Last week, California Governor Gavin Newsom extended two key exemptions under the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) until January 1, 2022: Employee personal information; and Business to business communications. See AB1281. Now, before you pop champagne, it is important to understand how these exemptions apply […]

Cannabis, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy – What should you do right now under the approved CCPA regulations

Where the Legalized Cannabis Industry Stands Today with the CCPA Just this past week, the Office of Administrative Law (“OAL”) for California approved the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CPPA”) regulations, submitted by the state’s Attorney General (“AG”) in June. Those regulations went into effect immediately (more information on the scope & requirements of […]

CCPA Countdown: Are Your Employees Trained and Ready?

Cybersecurity and data privacy compliance is a journey: not an out-of-box, set-it-and-forget-it solution. It needs to be built to organically fit within an organization and consistently reviewed and revised as the business changes and evolves.  And with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”), this approach is especially relevant. The CCPA regulatory journey started […]

A Step-by-Step Guide to the California Consumer Privacy Act

California made headlines this year with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.100, et seq.) which officially went into effect on January 1, 2020. Many companies across the United States have been driving towards CCPA compliance, assessing data practices and network infrastructures to determine how and to what extent the […]