Lexology May 5, 2022
Following a near unanimous vote in the Connecticut House, Connecticut is set to become the fifth state to pass comprehensive privacy legislation. With the addition of the Connecticut Data Privacy Act (CTDPA), Connecticut joins California, Virginia, Colorado, and Utah, in regulating businesses that possess, store, and/or sell consumers’ personal data. The CTDPA comes on the heels of the Utah Consumer Privacy Act (UCPA), recently passed in March 2022. You can read the full text of CTDPA here.
Like the Colorado Privacy Act (CPA) and Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA), the CTDPA will place similar personal data security and disclosure requirements on businesses that meet prescribed thresholds.
The CTDPA will regulate all businesses that conduct business in the...