LOKKER Unveils Consent Verification

 LOKKER, provider of online data privacy and compliance solutions for enterprises, today released Consent Verification, a new tool in LOKKER’s Privacy Edge Platform that gives businesses a simple way to check whether their consent banners are properly configured and working correctly.

What’s Behind the Surge of Wiretapping Lawsuits?

The surge in lawsuits against companies due to third-party data collection on their websites comes from the growing concern over online privacy and data protection. Some attorneys see this as a new opportunity to provide their services. These lawsuits are often filed under wiretapping statutes, such as the federal Wiretap Act and state equivalents, which prohibit the interception of electronic communications without consent.

Compliance Check: Is Your Website’s Consent Banner Meeting Privacy Regulations?

We’re thrilled to introduce a new feature on our Privacy Edge platform: consent verification. We recently published a research report and uncovered something quite striking: over 90% of websites load cookies before any interaction with the consent banner (like accepting or rejecting all cookies), with an average of 18 third-party cookies loading before any interaction occurs.

The Top 4 Web Privacy Challenges for Retailers

Read LOKKER CEO Ian Cohen’s latest article in Total Retail, titled ‘The Top 4 Web Privacy Challenges for Retailers.’ The article emphasizes the importance of protecting customer data and complying with evolving privacy laws in retail.

Cerebral fined $7 million by the FTC, New Colorado Law Protects Neurological Data, a Federal Privacy Bill is Gaining Traction, and More

This week has been buzzing with privacy-related news, especially on the legislative front. The U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Innovation, Data and Commerce Subcommittee hearing discussed the drafted legislation for a new comprehensive federal privacy law, and we saw two state laws passed in Nebraska and Maryland, pending signatures from their Governors.

2023 in Review: The Rise of Healthcare Data Privacy Regulations

This article written for HealthIT Answers delves into the impactful changes in healthcare data privacy regulations enacted in 2023, notably spotlighting the Washington My Health My Data Act (MHMDA). This legislation mandates explicit opt-in consent for gathering specific consumer health data and empowers consumers to litigate against companies for breaches. Key highlights encompass the necessity of a distinct “Consumer Health Privacy Policy” on company websites and the mandate for opt-in consent when sharing data with third parties.