Tag Archives: CalOPPA

New Tool in Calif. AG’s Privacy Enforcement Efforts: Consumers

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is enlisting new enforcers in her efforts to get companies to comply with the state’s privacy policy requirements: members of the public. On October 14, Harris released an online form enabling consumers to report websites, mobile applications, and other online services that are violating the California Online Privacy Protection Act … Continue Reading

California Attorney General Issues Recommendations for Privacy Policies and Do Not Track Disclosures

This post was also written by Paul H. Cho. On May 21, 2014, the California Attorney General, Kamala D. Harris, issued her long-awaited guidance for complying with the California Online Privacy Protection Act (“CalOPPA”).  “Making Your Privacy Practices Public,” which can be found here, provides specific recommendations on how businesses are to comply with CalOPPA’s requirements to … Continue Reading

California Legislature Hard At Work: Passes Three Data Privacy Bills Before Close Of Session

This post was also written by Joshua B. Marker and Paul H. Cho. Back in May, we highlighted several bills the California legislature was actively considering in the area of data privacy. Recently, three bills have found their way to the governor’s desk and are waiting to be signed into law. They all give reasons for the … Continue Reading

California Legislature Pushing Forward Multiple Data Privacy Bills

This post was also written by Sarah Woo and Joshua B. Marker. The California legislature is determined to be at the forefront in the development of data privacy law by drafting a number of data privacy protection bills that will impact companies’ obligations with respect to the disclosure, compilation, removal, or sharing of consumers’ personal information. … Continue Reading

CalOPPA Enforcement Grounded, For Now

This post was also written by Joshua B. Marker and Tyler M. Layton. In a significant victory, Delta Airlines’ demurrer to the enforcement action filed by the state of California was sustained without leave to amend. We previously wrote about the case here. California alleged that Delta’s mobile application was in violation of CalOPPA because its … Continue Reading

California’s Proposal to Require Privacy Policies Be No More Than 100 Words: Simplifying or Complicating the Process?

This post was also written by Frederick Lah. A California state assemblyman proposed legislation this week attempting to require that online privacy policies be no more than 100 words. The legislation would also require that the privacy policy “be written in clear and concise language, be written at no greater than an 8th grade reading level, … Continue Reading

California Mobile Privacy Enforcement Takes Flight; All Companies Offering Mobile Apps to Consumers Should Prepare for Landing

This post was also written by Joshua Marker. Following a year in which she repeatedly announced her intention to make mobile privacy a priority, California Attorney General Kamala Harris filed the first mobile privacy enforcement action against Delta Air Lines. The case, The People Of The State Of California v. Delta Air Lines, CGC-12-526741, filed … Continue Reading