Private Eyes Are Watching You – California Files Its First Internet Consumer Privacy Enforcement Action
Last month, the State of California filed its first enforcement action under its privacy laws against Delta Air Lines, seeking potentially millions of dollars in fines. Under California’s consumer privacy law, all parties that collect personal information from California residents are required to include a privacy notice on their websites and mobile applications. This law applies to all companies – not just those based in California. Failure to comply with California’s privacy notice requirement carries a fine of up to $2,500 per violation.
- Respond promptly to any notice received from a governmental authority regarding potential violations.