Update Applicable to:
All employers that keep records of customers in the state of Colorado
On July 7, 2021, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed the Colorado Privacy Act (CPA) into law, which broadens consumer privacy legislation.
On September 30, 2022, the Colorado Attorney General’s office published proposed Colorado Privacy Act (CPA) rules. The Draft Rules address how the CPA will be implemented when it takes effect on July 1, 2023.
What are the details?
Due to the extreme length of the proposed draft rules, below are links to key points of the draft provided by one of our trusted sources:
- Sensitive Data Inferences
- Biometric Data
- Bona Fide Loyalty Programs
- Consumer Rights and Requests
- Opt-out Requests
- Authenticating Consumer Requests
- Universal Opt-out Mechanisms
- Controllers’ Obligations
- Data Protections assessments
The Attorney General’s Office also announced that it would hold three stakeholder meetings on November 10, 15, and 17, 2022, and a public hearing on February 1, 2023.
For more information, please see the links below:
What do employers need to do?
Employers should review the information provided above and be on the lookout for any additional information regarding the outcome of the stakeholder meetings and public hearings. Vensure will continue to update once more news is received.
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