Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has already begun to change the data collection practices of ecommerce businesses across the western world. But what about the United States?
There has been a lot said recently about data privacy and personally identifiable information (PII), but to understand what all the fuss is about, you have to know what PII really is.
“Techlash” may seem like a buzzword, but the concept it represents is much weightier – particularly for online businesses and ecommerce enterprises, and its effects have already begun to reverberate across the internet.
New privacy laws like the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) revolve around businesses allowing users to “opt in” or “opt out” of certain data collection and processing activities.
When it comes to data privacy and the legislation that surrounds it, Europe has long been at the forefront of development. Even now – with the recent institution of the GDPR, and the ePrivacy Regulation on its way – the European Union (EU) paves the way for the global treatment of personal data.
As companies continue to adjust to the demands of the GDPR, a new data law looms – the ePrivacy Regulation.
The data privacy game is changing, and the United States is experiencing an onslaught of proposed legislation that seeks to set new standards for the handling of user data.
The digital world was shaken up on June 28th when the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) was passed by the state legislature, introducing the strictest data privacy and user rights law that the US has ever pioneered.
On May 25th of this year, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ushered in a new era of data privacy on the internet. One of the many challenges it presents to businesses is the lawful processing of user data.