Maybe companies got off easier than might have been, as this new law was passed in late-June 2018 in lieu of a potentially more restrictive November 2018 ballot initiative, when the initiative’s backers were convinced to throw support behind the passage of this law, instead. (more…)
CPAs Talk Tech Biz
By Danny Stumpf, IT Manager
Today, most companies rely on partnerships and subcontractors to deliver their services: marketing consultants, bill collectors, diagnostic labs, and so on. It may surprise you to learn how many different parties are involved in something as simple as buying a cup of coffee. Not only is your transaction recorded by the coffee shop, merchant provider, and ultimately your credit card company, but it is likely at least one of these will archive the purchase in a system maintained by another organization (such as a third-party data warehouse). (more…)
By Sarah Renard, Senior Marketing Coordinator
It’s that time again, to send your monthly or quarterly company e-newsletter to your list of hundreds, if not thousands of subscribers. So you go through your routine of adding new clients/prospects/contacts since your last e-mail blast to your existing list, build your newsletter and click ‘send’ then move on to your next ‘to do list’ item. Unfortunately, the recent GDPR regulations may cause a hiccup in your routine. (more…)
Likely, you saw plenty of headlines as the final May 25, 2018 deadline approached. Just more alphabet soup? You may have ignored the article content as soon as you discovered that this was the name of European Union (EU) legislation.
What is it?
General Data Protection Regulation – protects data and privacy for EU residents (individuals), who are referred to as “data subjects”. Provisions cover collection, protection and retention of personal data. (more…)