CONNECTICUT ENACTS PRIVACY LAW

CONNECTICUT ENACTS PRIVACY LAW

On May 10, 2022, Connecticut joined several other states in enacting a consumer privacy law, the Connecticut Personal Data Privacy and Online Monitoring Act (“Act”). The Act creates rights for consumer’s to correct, access, delete and obtain personal data. The Act also gives consumers the right to opt-out of personal data processing related to (i) targeted advertising, (ii) certain sales of personal data or (iii) certain profiling.

Furthermore, the Act requires controllers, defined as those who determine the purpose and means of processing personal data, to limit the collection of data to what is relevant and adequate and provide consumer’s a reasonably accessible and clear privacy notice, among other requirements. Read More