Colorado’s New Comprehensive Privacy Law

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The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and Virginia’s Data Protection Act (CDPA) have created a snowball effect, encouraging Colorado to be the third state to enact comprehensive data privacy legislation. On July 7, 2021, Colorado governor Jared Polis signed the Colorado Privacy Act (CPA) into law. Overall, CPA compliance should be an easy trip down the slopes for most companies who have already or are in the process of adjusting their businesses to comply with previously enacted U.S. privacy laws. However, businesses should pay See more +
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and Virginia’s Data Protection Act (CDPA) have created a snowball effect, encouraging Colorado to be the third state to enact comprehensive data privacy legislation. On July 7, 2021, Colorado governor Jared Polis signed the Colorado Privacy Act (CPA) into law. Overall, CPA compliance should be an easy trip down the slopes for most companies who have already or are in the process of adjusting their businesses to comply with previously enacted U.S. privacy laws. However, businesses should pay attention to and continue to monitor the CPA’s unique details and features, such as opt-out mechanisms, to be sure that they do not crash and fall. See less -
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