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Category: Privacy Hub

The issue of privacy has found rare bipartisan support in the United States Senate. Ethyca CEO Cillian Kieran recently sat down for a conversation on the state of the US federal privacy conversation with Amie Stepanovich.
Data Minimization is a privacy concept that's written into GDPR and is a best-practice for privacy-conscious businesses worldwide. It holds that businesses should collect and process only the bare minimum amount of data needed to accomplish a goal.
“Data Privacy” and “Data Security” are two terms that can sometimes be used interchangeably, especially by those who aren’t in the field of data protection. However, in this particular sector, they mean two very different things. Understanding the relationship between them is essential for grasping the complexity of regulatory compliance.
The Private Right of Action in CCPA can be defined as a right that allows individuals to sue organizations for data violations even in the case of a third-party breach. It is a highly debated topic in privacy law that is handled differently across the globe. The Private Right of Action is the ultimate enforcer of an organization's commitment to keeping individual data safe, but with such a strong check comes risk.
A data breach when information is accessed without authorization. Data breaches can hurt businesses and consumers in a variety of ways, and the GDPR and the CCPA outline specific protocols that businesses must follow in the event that it occurs.
A Data Protection Officer is a role that’s required for many businesses under GDPR, and recommended for any data-reliant business.
DSRs (also known as DSARs or even SARs, depending where in the world you are) are a core competence for any business wishing to be compliant with GDPR or the CCPA. They are a key piece of data privacy activity, and getting them right can pose a significant challenge for businesses of all kinds.