In The News06.20.2022

Russell Anderson is Quoted in Hartford Business Journal on What the New Data Privacy Law Means for CT Businesses

Hartford Business Journal

Russell F. Anderson, an attorney in Pullman & Comley's Privacy and Data Security and Business and Finance practices, recently spoke to Hartford Business Journal about the passage of the Connecticut Data Privacy Act (CDPA) which establishes rules for businesses operating in the state regarding how people's data is collected and shared online. The new law, which takes effect July 1, 2023, creates more rights for consumers, giving them more control over their personal online data, including accessing, correcting and deleting it, and even the option to opt out of data sales, targeted advertising and profiling.

Russ discusses how the CDPA will impact many national and international companies operating in Connecticut with existing privacy laws who handle the data of at least 100,000 consumers annually, or those who earn 25% of their annual gross revenue from the sales of data of more than 25,000 consumers. Companies can begin to prepare for the new law before its implementation but will need to devote sufficient resources to ensure the privacy and security of consumer data. “Complying with the law is going to take time, energy and potentially a big investment,” said Russ.

To read the full article, please visit the Hartford Business Journal online.



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