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McDonald Hopkins hosts live webcast on the California Consumer Privacy Act on Oct. 29

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October 17, 2019
McDonald Hopkins data privacy and cybersecurity attorneys Christine Czuprynski, Joelle Dvir and Amanda Martin will be speaking at the McDonald Hopkins business hour “California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): Are you ready?” This event will be live webcast on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 1:00 pm ET.  To register, visit > https://mcdonaldhopkins.com/Events/2019/California-Consumer-Privacy-Act
 
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), a data protection law meant to provide California consumers more control over their personal information will soon be effective on January 1, 2020. The law imposes obligations on businesses that collect and process personal information on California consumers to disclose information collection, sharing, sale, and use practices, and to give those consumers rights to access, delete, and restrict certain uses of personal information, among other rights. The broad scope of the law means that businesses outside of California still may be required to comply if they process personal data on California consumers.
 
With the effective date of the new law quickly approaching, we will be discussing:
  • Key distinctions between CCPA and GDPR
  • Scope of the CCPA's impact
  • Key definitions of "personal information" and "consumer"
  • Consumer rights of access and deletion
  • Compliance obligations for businesses and fines for CCPA violations 
  • Any recent updates including amendments and implementing regulations, if available
  • Similar proposals in other states
 
Visit the McDonald Hopkins Data Privacy Solutions blog regularly for more posts and learn how McDonald Hopkins’ attorneys can provide critical strategies to help businesses minimize the risk of a data breach and prepare for a data breach emergency.
 
About McDonald Hopkins
Founded in 1930, McDonald Hopkins is a business advisory and advocacy law firm with locations in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Miami, and West Palm Beach. With more than 50 service and industry teams, the firm has the expertise and knowledge to meet the growing number of legal and business challenges our clients face. For more information about McDonald Hopkins, visit mcdonaldhopkins.com.
Contact:
David Carducci, Communications Specialist
(216) 348-5814

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