You may already be a !*
* You don’t want to lose even one of these lawsuits when you can protect yourself with some simple precautions.
What is my risk?
Several privacy laws are now in place to protect the Personally Identifiable Information of citizens of certain states with fines that can reach $2,500 – $7,500 per website visitor. Some states allow an individual visitor to initiate a lawsuit if you don’t comply with the laws in their state.
What is considered PII?
What state laws apply to me?
see current pending law status at: Privacy Bill Tracker
More posts are on the way. I’ll be adding additional posts in this series elaborating on Privacy Policies and starting to cover Cookie Policies, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) legal requirements for websites and what your options are for making your website compliant.
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