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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Recent 2020 2019

Final Regulations for California Consumer Privacy Act Approved
August 18, 2020

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced approval by the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) of final regulations under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). 

California Attorney General Releases Consumer FAQs for Privacy Law
July 16, 2020

The California attorney general issued frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help consumers understand their rights under the state’s California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

Louisiana Passes NAIC Model Data Security Bill
June 4, 2020

Louisiana became the latest state to pass legislation based off the model data security bill developed by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). In February, ALTA released its data privacy principles. The principles recommend the development of a single, national standard to help protect consumer private information uniformly and consistently while maintaining an efficient homebuying and selling experience.

N.J. Legislators Propose Tighter Data Privacy Regulations
PYMNTS.com  |  March 4, 2020
The New Jersey bill mandates that any firms collecting personal data tell people in plain language how the information will be used. The measure also empowers consumers to ask companies for a copy of their personal data and request that the information is deleted.
 Washington State Senate Passes Data Privacy Bill
March 3, 2020
Senate Bill 6281 would apply to legal entities that conduct business in Washington or produce products or services that are targeted to residents of the state. Read on for details.