Tag Archives: Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act

New Laws on Biometric, RFD and Other “Sensitive” Data Collection and Use

Regulations governing biometric data collection, use, and processing have already been complex and strict with the Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) as well as the biometrics laws in Washington and Texas. BIPA, which has a private right of action, has generated a flood of class action litigation. New York City has recently added to … Continue Reading

Consumers’ “Right to Delete” under US State Privacy Laws

Among the challenges presented by the increasing number of state privacy laws are identifying how consumer rights differ under each of the various laws and operationalizing a workflow for responding to rights requests that ensures compliance with each.  In this post, we will focus on consumers’ “right to delete” under the California Consumer Privacy Act … Continue Reading

Virginia Governor Signs Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act

As expected, today Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (the “Act”) into law, though the Act will not go into effect until January 1, 2023.  As a result, Virginia becomes the second state in the United States to enact a data privacy law that purports to regulate the collection, use, … Continue Reading

Virginia Set to Become Second State to Enact Holistic Data Privacy Law

This article originally published on February 23, 2021, by the American Bar Association, and is republished here with permission. For more information visit www.americanbar.org.    The article expands on our original report on the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act published on February 2, 2021. In the coming days, Governor Ralph Northam is expected to sign … Continue Reading