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Private Right Of Action

What is the CCPA's Private Right Of Action? 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-…

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Data Privacy vs Data Security

What’s the Difference Between Data Security & Data Privacy? “Data Privacy” and “Data Security” are two terms that can sometimes be used interchangeably, especially by those who aren’t in the field of…

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Data Minimization

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 mi…

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Consent Processing

Most people are familiar with the basics of online consent. Indeed, "consent" is a fundamental part of processing user data. It has a special place at the heart of digital privacy theory. Early priva…

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The CCPA's "Do Not Sell My Personal Information" Provision

The state of California has come up with a unique solution to deal with data privacy concerns of its citizens by including a “ Do Not Sell My Personal Information ” provision in the CCPA. This lets c…

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Data Subject Rights

Individual data rights are at the core of all the major pieces of data privacy legislation. They are a bundle of rights aimed at letting individuals exert control over the way that their data is coll…

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Privacy By Design

Privacy By Design is a key concept in the study of modern data privacy. It’s incorporated into the text of the GDPR as a core principle, and its influence is considerable across a number of data priv…

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