With states passing inconsistent laws and no uniform federal law addressing data privacy, there’s a patchwork of rules for companies to comply with. ALTA is dedicated to help its members understand what they need to do to comply, if required, to data privacy laws.

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Data Privacy Articles

Recent 2019

ALTA Whitepaper Addresses Redaction of Info in Public Land Records
September 10, 2019
ALTA’s Real Property Records Committee has finalized a white paper titled “Privacy, Redaction, and Public Land Records,” which provides guidance on the redaction of information in the public land records. The paper makes recommendations for effective solutions to protect privacy in the public land records.
New York Strengthens Cybersecurity and Consumer Privacy Protections With New Law
New York Daily News  |  July 25, 2019  |  Denis Slattery
The Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act, or SHIELD Act, updates New York’s laws concerning notification requirements and consumer data protection obligations and broadens the state Attorney General’s oversight regarding data breaches impacting New Yorkers.
California Data-privacy Law May Become the Model for Congress
Washington Examiner  |  July 23, 2019  |  Melissa Quinn
With no framework yet for a federal privacy law, states that took the initiative to regulate online firms' use of personal data may end up providing models for Congress.
ALTA Creates Groups Focused on Data Privacy
June 18, 2019
The two groups will help the association develop guiding principles that address data privacy in a comprehensive manner at the federal or state level. In addition, the Data Privacy Executive Committee and Task Force will work to help ALTA members comply, if required, with the California Consumer Privacy Act and similar laws.
ALTA Urges Congress to Develop Uniform Rules on Data Protection, Collection
March 18, 2019
ALTA urges Congress to develop national, uniform rules to guide businesses about how to protect data and to ensure consumers are notified of breaches in a timely and consistent manner.