February 08, 2021

Having passed major hurdles in both the state house and senate, Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA) is poised to become law. If enacted, the CDPA will become effective January 1, 2023, the same date the remaining portions of California’s Consumer Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) come online. While much of the CDPA tracks the CPRA, there are meaningful differences between the two bills, and CDPA will require companies covered by the new law to implement changes both to their public privacy policies as well as to internal processes.

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