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Do You Know Your Consumer Privacy Rights in California?

April 13th, 2022

Many consumers do not realize all the rights they have under California law. For example, did you know that you have many privacy protections under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)? This law protects you when you share your personal information with companies and provides you with legal rights when businesses misuse or mishandle your […]

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California Consumer Privacy Act: FAQs

February 7th, 2022

What is the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018? The California Consumer Privacy Act, or CCPA, is a law that provides consumers with increased control of their personal information. Some of the rights that the CCPA provides include: The right to delete personal information that businesses collect The right to opt-out of their information being […]

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Mixed Credit Reports

February 1st, 2022

WHAT IS A MIXED CREDIT REPORT? A mixed credit file occurs when your credit file with credit reporting agencies such as Equifax, Transunion or Experian becomes mixed with another person’s.  This occurs because some aspect of your personal identify information – be it your social security or last name – is similar to another person’s.  […]

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What is a Whistleblower?

February 1st, 2022

As it pertains to your business, a whistleblower is either an employee or someone else who has knowledge of illegal or wrongful conduct and brings it to the attention of higher-ups or the general public. When companies have whistleblowers, they must be incredibly careful. They could be in serious trouble if they attempt to retaliate, […]

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Will There be a Data Breach Record for 2021?

November 19th, 2021

According to the non-profit Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC), we might be on track to see a record number of reported consumer data breaches across the United States in 2021. As of the third quarter, the totals for the year were just shy of numbers for the entirety of previous recent years. The projections might […]

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T-MOBILE HACK

November 8th, 2021

Nearly Half of All T-Mobile Users Have Their Personal Info Stolen Upwards of fifty-six million T-Mobile subscribers have now had their personal information stolen in one of the largest data breaches we have ever seen. For California consumers, thanks to a new law, the Consumer Privacy Protection Act, you have rights! The California Consumer Privacy […]

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T-MOBILE DATA BREACH 2021

November 5th, 2021

Are You a T-Mobile Customer Who Had Their Personal Data Stolen? In August of 2021, T-Mobile experienced one of the largest data breaches in American history – over 50 million current and past customers have been exposed. If you live in California, under the Consumer Privacy Protection Act, you have rights! Let our California data […]

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What is Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment?

October 18th, 2021

Sexual harassment in the workplace has been a public focus in recent years, thanks largely to the Time’s Up movement. While there are different types of sexual harassment, many employees who came forward as part of #TimesUp experienced one particularly concerning kind of harassment, commonly referred to as “quid pro quo” harassment. Quid pro quo […]

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What to Do if You Find a Credit Report Error

September 30th, 2021

You have the legal right to dispute information on your credit report that you disagree with or that is wrong. You have a right to some kind of due process to have your side of the story heard. Your primary means of challenging the information is to contact the credit reporting bureau. They include information […]

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Rules for Debt Collection in California

July 2nd, 2021

California has some of the most robust consumer protection laws in the United States, and this includes regulating the manner in which companies can collect debts. The Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act is a state law that offers more protections than federal law, including the following: Debt collectors cannot threaten criminal charges for not […]

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