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August 7, 2023

Concord Privacy News: 8/7/23

How to Build a Privacy-Focused Culture Within Your Organization; Oregon Legislature Passes Consumer Data Privacy Bill; Connected Car Data Privacy Under Investigation by California Regulator.

How to Build a Privacy-Focused Culture Within Your Organization

As the amount of data and its uses has exponentially grown, the phrase "data is the new oil" has become more and more relevant with each passing day. The immense value that data carries, however, is accompanied by a significant responsibility for its security and privacy. That has made fostering a culture of privacy within your organization more critical than ever. This article will guide you through the following steps to building a privacy-focused culture that benefits not just your customers but your business reputation and bottom line results as well: Read more.

  • Understanding the Value of Privacy
  • Integrating Privacy into Your Core Values
  • Regular Training and Education
  • Rewarding Good Privacy Practices
  • Implementing 'Privacy by Design'
  • Establishing Clear Data Policies
  • Encouraging Open Communication

Other Privacy News of Note

Oregon Legislature Passes Consumer Data Privacy Bill

The Oregon legislature has approved a Consumer Data Privacy Bill, the Oregon Consumer Privacy Act, which is a substantial leap towards providing enhanced data protection rights to consumers in the state of Oregon. This milestone legislation focuses on empowering users by providing them with the right to control, access, and delete their personal data held by corporations. Additionally, it provides the rights to rectification, restriction, and portability of their personal data. For more information about what this progressive bill entails, how it will affect corporations, and its potential implications for the future of data privacy, check out the article here.

Connected Car Data Privacy Under Investigation by California Regulator

The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is investigating the data privacy practices of automakers who collect data from connected cars. The DMV is concerned that the automakers may be violating California's privacy laws by collecting data from vehicles without obtaining drivers' consent. The investigation comes as the use of connected car technology continues to grow, raising questions about how automakers are handling the data they collect. Read more.