Tag Archives: Federal Trade Commission

New Year’s Resolution: Make Sure Privacy Policies are Followed and Opt-Out Procedures Work

A recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) settlement is a reminder that companies should make sure that they live up to their privacy policies and that their opt-out procedures work as promised.  If not, the FTC is likely to claim that the company violated Section 5 of the FTC Act by engaging in unfair and deceptive … Continue Reading

Client Alert: FTC Safe Harbor Certification Settlements

We recently released a Client Alert concerning enforcement actions by the Federal Trade Commission over EU/US Safe Harbor Framework for the cross-border transfer of personal data from the European Union to the United States. On January 21, 2014, the FTC announced settlements with 12 US companies concerning false claims the companies had made regarding their … Continue Reading