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State-by-State Comprehensive Privacy Laws & Legislation to Watch in 2022

State-by-State Comprehensive Privacy Laws & Legislation to Watch in 2022

ByMarguerite MillerFeb 8, 20225 min read

Although a comprehensive federal privacy law being passed in 2022 is unlikely, individual states continue to push forward. And no, we are not just referring to California! Below you will find information regarding the states with privacy laws passed, details…

GDPR Update – Step 3: Time to Update your Standard Contractual Clauses!

GDPR Update – Step 3: Time to Update your Standard Contractual Clauses!

ByAmy WestonSep 21, 20217 min read

Welcome back to the Carney Law Privacy team’s blog on all things privacy-related.  This post follows up on the steps needed to update Standard Contractual Clauses.  As you have likely heard, in response to the Schrems II decision invalidating the Privacy Shield and to reflect Europe’s General Data Protection…

Catching up on Privacy News!

Catching up on Privacy News!

ByAmy WestonAug 9, 20216 min read

Welcome back to Shhhh…(a Privacy Blog).   Lots has happened in the privacy world in the past few months, and we thought we’d catch our readers up on the biggest headlines.  Updated Standard Contractual Clauses First, after a long wait, the…

Washington’s State House Again Amends Proposed Privacy Act to Include a Limited Private Right of Action. Will This Kill the WPA a Third Time Running?

Washington’s State House Again Amends Proposed Privacy Act to Include a Limited Private Right of Action. Will This Kill the WPA a Third Time Running?

ByCatherine WoodsApr 2, 20213 min read

Washington’s long-sought state privacy act (the “WPA”) has again taken a controversial, and if history repeats itself, fatal turn.  On March 26, 2021, the Washington House of Representative’s Civil Rights & Judiciary Committee took executive action on Second Substitute Senate…

The GDPR Update – Step 2 for Updating Your SCCs

The GDPR Update – Step 2 for Updating Your SCCs

ByAshley LongDec 1, 20203 min read

Readers of our first post, GDPR update, in this series have already worked through Step 1: Transfer Mapping.  Part of that step was determining what countries you’re exporting data to.  Now, we move onto Step 2: Transfer Tools.  Truth be told, Step 2…