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Does the Newly Effective California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Impact You?
Over the past few years data privacy has taken center stage. Personal data such as your name, shopping habits, location, and even the conversations in your own home are now being collected by countless companies and then sold, typically without your knowledge or consent. On January 1, 2020, California took the first major step in trying to protect personal data and clarify an individual’s rights over their data. While this legislation may be aimed at the Googles and Facebooks of the world, its application is certainly not limited to those public company behemoths.
G&B Managing Partner Heather Boysel is Attorney At Law’s Attorney of the Month!
Her recent rise to Managing Partner, inclusion on Phoenix Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 List, and continued excellence in her practice made Heather a perfect fit for this feature.
Earlier this year, the Legislature enacted a statute making a number of changes to the Purchaser Dwelling Act (the “PDA”). The PDA governs construction defect litigation involving single-family and multi-family homes.
The new legislation becomes effective on August 27, 2019 and requires some changes to form construction and consulting agreements, and may also require changes to how homebuilders and sellers process construction defect claims.
Broadly, the legislation changes the PDA in the following ways:
Expanded Right of Repair: The PDA was initially enacted to give the “seller” an opportunity to repair any alleged construction defects before the homebuyer could file a lawsuit.
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