Privacy Policy

David Klein for Inman.com: How ShowingTime's Privacy Policy Ties Zillow's Hands

How ShowingTime’s Privacy Policy Ties Zillow’s Hands

Written by Patrick Kearns for Inman.com February 16, 2021 In the wake of Zillow’s acquisition of ShowingTime, real estate agents who used the platform were concerned about data. The fear expressed was that data from their clients, data regarding showings, is now sitting in the hands of a company it sometimes considers a competitor.  Zillow was clear that the …

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Preparing CCPA Privacy Policies Before the July 1 Enforcement Date

Despite the myriad issues that businesses now face with the Covid-19 pandemic, the California State Attorney General remains committed to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) enforcement date of July 1, 2020. As such, businesses that have not already done so should add CCPA compliance to their immediate to-do lists. One area of compliance that …

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Consumer Privacy Compliance Primer

Consumer Privacy Compliance Primer

As readers of this blog know, businesses face significant liability if they fail to take their consumer privacy obligations seriously. These obligations can vary widely based on the kind of information a business collects and where a consumer is located. Privacy compliance is an essential consideration for many businesses, and properly obtaining consumer consent to …

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All the Scary Ways Health Apps are Using Your Data

By Melkorka Licea. New York Post (November 11, 2019, 6:53 PM EDT) — Is fitness tech counting steps — or overstepping? Last week, Twitter users flew into a panic after learning that Google is acquiring Fitbit, the trendy fitness-tracking watch, for $2.1 billion. The freakout centered on user data — specifically, Fitbit users’ concerns that their …

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Privacy Policies and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

June 6, 2019 On June 28, 2018, California enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), a groundbreaking, consumer-friendly, privacy law unlike any predecessor in the United States.  The California Consumer Privacy Act will impact almost all US-based businesses that collect consumer data from California State residents, as well as companies that provide assistance in connection …

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Why Your Sweepstakes Promotion Needs a Privacy Policy

September 14, 2017 Sweepstakes Privacy Policies: A Key Aspect of Sweepstakes Promotions Promotional contests, giveaways and sweepstakes are invaluable tools for businesses looking to attract new customers.  Unlike simple, unincentivized, requests for consumer information, sweepstakes drive consumers to provide their information to a given business by offering entrants the chance to win prizes and other …

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