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Do We Have A Contract? What Delta’s Win Tells Us About Privacy Policies

A federal court in California handed Delta Air Lines a win this year by dismissing a putative class action arising from an alleged data breach, on the basis of its publicly posted Privacy Policy not being a contract and, therefore, placing no enforceable obligation on Delta to keep its customers’ data secure. Read More ›

Georgia Disallows State-Law Claims for Negligent Disclosure of Personal Data

In Dept. of Labor v. McConnell, the Georgia Supreme Court affirmed that an individual could not pursue certain state-law claims for negligence, breach of fiduciary duty or invasion of privacy, where the disclosure of personal data was not alleged to have been through a criminal act or have resulted directly in identity theft or unauthorized charges. Read More ›

New Cybersecurity Requirements for Insurance Companies Operating in Ohio

New Cybersecurity Requirements for Insurance Companies

On December 12, 2018, the Ohio House passed Senate Bill 273 (the “Bill”) enacting Section 3965.01-11 to the Ohio Revised Code to “establish standards for data security and for the investigation of and notification to the Superintendent of Insurance of a cybersecurity event.” Read More ›

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