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Nevada's New Privacy Bill Requires Website Operators That Collect Information About Consumers To Update Privacy Policies By October 1, 2019
While most U.S. companies have been focused on complying with the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA), which goes into effect January 1, 2020, Nevada quietly passed its own
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11 Sep 2019
A Step-By-Step Guide Through California's (And Now Nevada's) Consumer Privacy Acts
Join Dickinson Wright's Sara Jodka (Member, Columbus) for an overview of California's and Nevada's new Consumer Privacy laws
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3 Jul 2019
Understanding The HIPAA Security Rule And Tailoring Policies To Fit Your Business
The HIPAA Security Rule[1] was designed to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of a patient's protected health information (PHI) while allowing flexibility
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9 May 2019
With Everyone Being The Victim Of A Data Breach, The Illinois Supreme Court's Decision Not Requiring Actual Harm To Pursue A Claim For Improper Collection Of Biometric Data May Give A Hint Of The Future
There are three states with biometric privacy laws. Texas, which passed its law in 2009, and Washington, which passed its law in 2017, followed Illinois' passage of its 2008 law ...
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4 Feb 2019
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29 Oct 2018
HIPAA And The Opioid Crisis
With the ever-growing opioid crisis and the President's call to action to address that crisis, primary care, pain management and behavioral health providers in particular may be faced with privacy issues dealing with a patient's family, friends or others in relation to treatment for opioid abuse.
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31 Aug 2018
How Employers Can Handle Their Biggest Threat To Data Privacy, Their Employees
Given the ever-expanding landscape of privacy laws and regulations, employers are becoming increasingly aware that they are responsible for data breaches caused by their employees.
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3 Jul 2018
If You Don't Need It, Don't Pack It: Border Searches Of Mobile Devices
Currently there are a number of pending cases concerning the issue of whether Border searches can include a search of someone's cellphone.
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21 Mar 2018
The Internet Of Toys: Legal And Privacy Issues With Connected Toys
Most people have heard of the Internet of Things, or IoT. With the holidays fast approaching, and with the onslaught of new smart and Internet-connected smart toys, for parents and toy manufacturers...
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7 Dec 2017
Recording Workplace Conversations In Canada Versus The United States
There has been a recent trend whereby one party to a workplace conversation secretly records it and then attempts to use it as evidence against the other party.
10 Nov 2017
More Companies Must Comply With The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, But Don't Know It. Are You One Of Them?
When the topic of data privacy and cyber security comes up, most people automatically think of data breaches, especially given the high-profile nature of so many of them
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15 Sep 2017
Website Operators In or Targeting Nevada, You Have Privacy Policies To Implement By October 1, 2017
As of October 1, 2017, Nevada will join California and Delaware to require the operators of certain websites and online services to post a notice on their website informing users about their privacy practices.
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2 Aug 2017
Computer Surveillance By Employers: Finding The Balance Between Business Interests And Employee Privacy Rights
As the use of computers and computer activity becomes more pervasive in the workplace, employers are facing new challenges
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5 May 2017
Crossing The Border With Electronics - Helpful Tips And Pitfalls To Avoid
International travelers have been reporting that cell phones, computers, and other communication devices are being seized by Officers of the USCBP branch of the USDHS, sometimes for a relatively short time, and sometimes for a number of days or weeks.
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21 Mar 2017
Restrictions On Fees Permitted Under HIPAA For Copies Of Medical Records
When health care providers provide copies of medical records to an individual patient or to third parties at the direction of that individual patient, they are permitted under HIPAA to recover "a reasonable, cost-based fee."
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13 Oct 2016
Healthcare Legal News: Volume 6, Number 2
When health care providers provide copies of medical records to an individual patient or to third parties at the direction of that individual patient, they are permitted under HIPAA to recover "a reasonable, cost-based fee."
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13 Oct 2016
Freedom Of Information Act: Personal Email Accounts And Other Issues
In Competitive Enterprise Institute v OSTP, the DC Circuit held that work-related emails on a government official's private email server are public records under the federal FOIA statute.
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3 Oct 2016
Municipal Legal News - September 2016
On September 21, Governor Snyder signed a package of bills (2016 PA 281-283) that significantly expands the types of medical marijuana facilities permitted under state law.
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3 Oct 2016
While Your Home Is Your Castle Where Privacy Is Concerned, Not So Much For Your Car: Or What Does Automotive Technology, Privacy And Drunk Driving Have To Do With Each Other?
For a number of years, auto manufacturers have been quietly installing something akin to black boxes in passenger cars. Originally, these devices were solely for airbag deployment...
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4 Aug 2016
Freedom Of Information Act: The Personal Privacy Of Criminal Suspects
In ESPN, Inc. v. Michigan State University, the Michigan Court of Appeals issued an important decision regarding incident reports of uncharged crimes.
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17 Nov 2015
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