Companies and data brokers, armed with sophisticated data collection techniques, amass vast amounts of personal data, often without the explicit consent or awareness of the individuals concerned. The urgency of the matter has propelled jurisdictions worldwide to enact stringent data protection laws.
This article explores a new development in privacy law: the Data Delete Act. This law is just one in a longer (but recent) history of laws that include the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
Here, we’ll discuss the law, its relationship to more extensive privacy regulations, and what best practices affected organizations can take to comply with it.