A new year and a new data privacy landscape

  • by Arlo Gilbert
  • · posted on December 15, 2022
  • · 3 min read
A new year and a new data privacy landscape

Hello and happy holidays!

The holiday season is upon us and the end of the year is fast approaching. That means it’s one of my last opportunities to harp on the importance of becoming compliant with the new state privacy laws coming online in 2023.

Specifically, two laws come into effect on January 1, 2023:

  • California’s CPRA
  • Virginia’s VCDPA

If your business is subject to those laws, you’ll want to start working toward compliance as soon as possible, because two more laws come into effect midway through 2023. Coming into effect on July 1, 2023, we have:

  • Connecticut’s CTDPA
  • Colorado’s CPA

And finally, to cap the year off, Utah’s UCPA comes into effect on December 31, 2023.

Although the year is ending, it will still be valuable to review our countdown series, in which we discussed which elements of compliance businesses should tackle and when—even if you’re just getting started. As they say, the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago; the second best time is now.

Happy Holidays,
Arlo


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About The Author · Arlo Gilbert

Arlo Gilbert is the CEO & co-founder of Osano. An Austin, Texas native, he has been building software companies for more than 20 years in categories including telecom, payments, procurement, and compliance. In 2005 Arlo invented voice commerce, he has testified before congress on technology issues, and is a frequent speaker on data privacy rights.