Every day there are new privacy scandals: too much data collected by web apps, sharing of data with third parties without consumer authorization, using your data for nefarious purposes or just plain old data breaches by some bored teenager. With so much going on in our businesses, what are we to do to keep up with all of this?
Although there are federal regulations governing consumer data privacy, individual U.S. states have decided to take matters to the next level by proposing even stricter privacy bills to protect consumers in their states.
Three Facts to Prepare For:
1. Any website that collects as little as an email address on a contact form is collecting ‘Personally Identifiable Information’ (PII).
2. States across America are proposing privacy laws to protect its citizens and their PII. Some states are proposing laws that will enable its citizens to sue businesses (of any size) located anywhere in the United States!