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U.S. Data Privacy Laws 101

The consumer data collection process is saturated with ethical and legal complexities. Yet, firms cannot get enough of this ‘digital fuel’ for their business and marketing initiatives. With new technologies and methods of personal data collection, consumer literacy about data privacy rights and risks challenges the so-called privacy paradox—consumers care about privacy but fail to… Continue reading U.S. Data Privacy Laws 101

Unraveling GDPR: GDPR Compliance Checklist for U.S. Companies (Part 2)

As businesses rapidly turn digital, it is incredibly easier to interact globally and engage using customers’ data. GDPR’s data privacy regulations serve as the ultimate guardrail for U.S. businesses involved in trans-Atlantic data transfers and the data processing and monitoring activities of its EU and EEA customers. However, the learning curve is not steep. Almost… Continue reading Unraveling GDPR: GDPR Compliance Checklist for U.S. Companies (Part 2)

Unraveling GDPR Requirements and How Some of it Impacts the U.S. (Part 1)

Six years after its enforcement, the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now an exclusive industry in the U.S. There are about half a million jobs for data protection officers (DPOs). Companies like Meta, Amazon, and Google are charged with fines worth billions of dollars fines for non-compliance. A takeaway is that GDPR’s extraterritorial… Continue reading Unraveling GDPR Requirements and How Some of it Impacts the U.S. (Part 1)