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March 26, 2021

How Can Businesses Start Preparing for the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act? (Video)



In March, Virginia became the second state to enact a broadly applicable consumer privacy law that gives consumers broad rights related to their personal data that businesses both inside and outside the state collect. Although the Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA) has some similarities to the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) and the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), it also introduces different definitions and requirements that businesses need to plan for. In this video, Data Privacy, Cybersecurity & Data Strategy members Jami Mills Vibbert and Nancy Perkins give a high-level explanation of the VCDPA and how businesses should start preparing for compliance with this (and additional) US privacy laws.

» Read our in-depth Advisory: Virginia Is the New California: New Privacy Requirements Arise in Virginia's Legislation.

© Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP 2021 All Rights Reserved. This Advisory is intended to be a general summary of the law and does not constitute legal advice. You should consult with counsel to determine applicable legal requirements in a specific fact situation.