Whether it’s a Social Security number or your mother’s maiden name, it could be easier to find out the personal data companies have about you — and ask them to delete it — starting Jan. 1. That’s when a strict California law goes into effect requiring businesses, including many in Colorado, to make changes like […]
Nearly 3 dozen cybersecurity breaches reported in Colorado since start of consumer data-privacy law
Rarely does a week go by without hearing of another cybersecurity breach that exposed piles of private consumer data to strangers. At least Coloradans can take comfort that should this happen to their own personal data, the attacked company must notify them within 30 days. The state law, which went into effect Sept. 1, has […]
Colorado has one of nation’s strictest consumer data protection laws, as of Sept. 1. Are you ready?
When Colorado’s new consumer data-privacy protection law goes in effect Sept. 1, the rules will be among the strictest in the nation. Any company or public agency storing a Coloradan’s personal details will now need a data-protection policy, a swift notification system and the means to destroy the data when it’s no longer needed. But […]