InfoTrax Systems, a Utah-based technology company, has agreed to implement a comprehensive data security program to settle Federal Trade Commission allegations that the company failed to put in place reasonable security safeguards, which allowed a hacker to access the personal information of a million consumers. InfoTrax Systems, L.C., provides back-end operation services to multi-level marketers. This includes such services as compensation, inventory, orders, accounting, training,… More
Monthly Archives: November 2019
The passage of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) was a seismic event in U.S. data privacy law. CCPA has an expansive, rights-based approach to privacy, with national and international ramifications.
October brought three new developments to California’s comprehensive data privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA” or “Act”). First, the state enacted a series of amendments to the CCPA that both clarify ambiguities and create new exceptions. Second, we learned that the organization whose 2018 ballot initiative pushed California to enact the CCPA is planning to introduce another data privacy ballot initiative in 2020. Finally, California’s Attorney General published draft regulations for notice and comment.… More
Partner Colin Zick recently spoke at the MaHIMA Dot Wagg Memorial Legislative Seminar on HIPAA updates. Click here to download the slides. Topics included: HIPAA FAQs on right of access, CMS interoperability and the patient access proposed rule, HIPAA enforcement trends, the proposed AKS safe harbors, and more. More