Amanda Denton was featured in the July 16, 2018 issue of Arkansas Business to address recent changes in foreign privacy regulations, including the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (or GDPR), and their impact on local data collection and privacy policies. More recently, California’s legislature has now adopted its own privacy law overhaul, which could have a more immediate effect on compliance efforts for Arkansas companies.
But there’s now even more reason to revamp privacy policies, including for companies focused on the domestic market. On the heels of the GDPR’s entry into force, California’s legislature on June 28 adopted the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. Businesses collecting personal information from Californians must offer new choices to users, including to allow users to prevent the sale or sharing of their data, request records of collected information, and more.
Read the Arkansas Business article here: https://www.arkansasbusiness.com/article/122757/privacy-rules-put-arkansas-in-eus-web.
AMANDA WILSON DENTON