USA: An Overview of State Data Privacy Laws Part Two – Scope and Enforcement

The U.S. state data privacy landscape is fast evolving into a patchwork of broad state privacy laws that govern for-profit and non-profit entities that meet certain threshold criteria and the personal information of residents in each of those states. In Part 2 of the OneTrust DataGuidance Insight articles on state data privacy laws, Sidley lawyer Sheri Porath Rockwell compares the scope and enforcement provisions of the comprehensive data privacy laws that have been enacted in 13 states to date.  While individual state data privacy laws share common features of transparency, data subject rights, opt-outs for sales and targeted advertising, and no private right of action, there are significant differences among them, including with respect to the types of entities and data that are in scope and enforcement approaches.

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