Lexology May 11, 2022
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Connecticut has joined the growing number of U.S. states to enact a comprehensive privacy law, following California, Colorado, Virginia, and Utah. On May 4, 2022, Connecticut enacted An Act Concerning Personal Data Privacy and Online Monitoring (the “Connecticut Privacy Law”), which will come into effect on July 1, 2023.1 While the Connecticut Privacy Law draws heavily on familiar concepts from its predecessor laws, it is more prescriptive on issues relating to the processing of children’s data, conducting data protection assessments (“DPAs”), and the implementation of a global optout mechanism. Coupled with recently enacted amendments to the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (“VCDPA”), the new Connecticut law highlights the dynamic nature of the legal and regulatory landscape on privacy and data...

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