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January 2, 2019 | Holli Targan

GDPR Applicability to U.S. Merchants, Processors and Acquirers

The EU General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR) was adopted in 2016 and went into effect on May 25, 2018. The GDPR is a framework regulation that is designed to provide a uniform regime to protect the privacy of an individual of the European Union (“data subject”) whose personal data is collected, stored, or processed. The …

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October 15, 2018 | Daniel Ungar

The California Consumer Privacy Act

Following closely on the heels of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), California recently enacted its own consumer privacy law called the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). The law, which requires protection of personal information of California residents, was passed in June and then amended in late September. Merchants and payment processors …

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