What Florida And Washington Are Teaching Us About Privacy Legislation

What Florida And Washington Are Teaching Us About Privacy Legislation

Last week, two of the most prominent privacy bills in the country died, in large part over a debate about a private right of action. Here’s a rundown of the ongoing disagreement and how it could shape the trajectory of US privacy. Taking Stock of State-Level Privacy Bills Ever since March 2020, our collective sense of time has had its tenuous moments, to say the least. Working from home and not holding in-person events to mark special occasions, some days seem to fly by while others float in place. But time is indeed moving along; just look at how the privacy landscape has evolved. A little over two months ago, I was giving a summary of the growing number of …

Global Comparison Of DSARs And Data Subject Requests

Global Comparison Of DSARs And Data Subject Requests

Data subject access requests (DSARs) and data subject requests (DSRs) are among the most prominent user-facing aspects of modern privacy regulations. Effectively fulfilling users’ requests in accordance with global regulations is one of the most visible ways you can earn users’ trust. Defining DSARs and DSRs DSARs and DSRs are related terms, sometimes used interchangeably, to describe requests that end-users can make regarding their privacy rights. DSRs refer to users’ requests to access, erase, or correct their data according to the relevant regulation, such as the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). DSARs specifically refer to access requests. In other words, DSRs form an umbrella category that includes DSARs as well as other requests. This article is a guide on …

Why Data Erasure Actually Might Not Leave A Blank Cell

Why Data Erasure Actually Might Not Leave A Blank Cell

Erasure requests are a key component of privacy regulations worldwide. To meet the growing requirements, teams must be able to effectively erase a requesting user’s data. That erasure actually might not leave a blank cell in the database, and that’s a good thing. Data Erasure, Explained The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has set the global standard for privacy, including in the rights it grants to users. Among them, a right to erasure: a user can request that a company remove all personal data they hold on them. In recent years, this right to erasure – sometimes called “right to delete” or “right to be forgotten” – has cropped up in privacy regulations worldwide, from Virginia’s CDPA to Brazil’s …