2023 Data Privacy Laws

As a website owner, it is important to stay up-to-date on privacy laws in order to protect your business and your customers. Recently, three states have passed new privacy laws that may impact your website: Virginia, California, and Connecticut.

In Virginia, the Consumer Data Protection Act went into effect on January 1st, 2021. This law requires businesses to disclose the types of data they collect, how they use it, and who they share it with. It also gives consumers the right to request that their data be deleted or corrected.

In California, the California Privacy Rights Act was enacted on January 1st, 2021. This law expands on the California Consumer Privacy Act by giving consumers the right to opt out of the sale of their personal information. It also requires businesses to have a privacy policy in place and to provide an easy way for consumers to access and control their data.

In Connecticut, the Connecticut Personal Data Privacy Act went into effect on October 1st, 2020. This law requires businesses to have a privacy policy in place and to disclose the types of data they collect and how they use it. It also gives consumers the right to request that their data be deleted or corrected.

As a website owner, it is important to review these laws and ensure that you are in compliance. This may include updating your privacy policy, providing more transparency about the data you collect and how you use it, and giving consumers the ability to control their data.

Failure to comply with these laws could result in fines and damage to your reputation. It is always better to be proactive and protect your business and customers’ privacy. Stay informed about new privacy laws and take the necessary steps to ensure compliance.

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Jeff Hecht

Jeff Hecht

Jeff is the Founder and Managing Director of the Aronson Hecht Agency. He grew up in the advertising industry at his father's' agency. He has over 40 years in sales and marketing experience. Jeff brings that experience to every client and every project we work on.

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