At this week’s IAPP Privacy Academy in Seattle, Washington, Harriet Pearson, Partner in the Hogan Lovells Privacy and Information Management Practice, hosted a breakout session entitled How to Work with Your European Data Protection Authority.
Last week, New York’s Attorney General’s Office announced that it had entered into settlements with nineteen companies, totaling more than $350,000 in fines, based on those companies’ involvement in producing fake online reviews for businesses around the state.
Under the Privacy Rule, an individual has the right to adequate notice of how a covered entity may use and disclose PHI about the individual, as well as his/her rights and the covered entity’s obligations with respect to that information.
Just in time for the September 23, 2013, deadline for compliance with the HIPAA Omnibus Rule, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) issued a set of model notices of privacy practices for health care providers and group health plans, available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/privacy/hipaa/modelnotices.html.
California Governor Signs ‘Do Not Track’ Disclosure Requirement; Commercial Website and Mobile App Operators Required to Disclose Whether They Honor DNT Requests
We previously noted that the California legislature had recently passed and sent to the governor’s desk a number of different data privacy bills this term.
Legal Concepts Every Social Media Marketer Should Know: The User-Provided Content Treasure Trove and Legal Pandora’s Box
Companies are looking for online interaction with customers, a solid presence on social media, and other dynamic ways to connect with potential consumers. Often, this means campaigns and their websites will rely on some form of “user generated content” or “UGC”.
DID YOU KNOW? 93 percent believe their online actions can protect not only friends and family but also help to make the Web safer for everyone around the world.
A party (Party) to a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement (BAA) or Subcontractor Agreement (SCA), whether a covered entity (CE), business associate (BA) or subcontractor (SC), may struggle with the question as to whether to agree to, demand, request, submit to, negotiate or permit, an indemnification provision (Provision) respecting the counterparty (Counterparty) under a BAA or SCA.
California’s New "Eraser Button" Law Allows Regretful Teens to Remove Embarrassing Internet Postings
California became the first state to sign into law a bill that requires websites and apps to provide an “eraser button” to its users under the age of 18. The law, S.B. 568 signed by California Governor Jerry Brown, has two main elements.