How Our Personal Information Is Collected, Bought and Sold – the rules and what you and clients can do about it


CLE credits earned: 1 General Credit (WA 1 Law and Legal)

Learn how personal information is collected, bought, and sold. This session will explore the world of data brokers, how personal data becomes monetized and shared with third parties. The ways that personal data privacy is regulated by domestic and foreign law will be explained, along with ideas on what an individual can do to avoid unwanted privacy invasions and how clients can minimize risk and comply with complex and sometimes contradictory rules.

Key topics to be discussed:

• Data brokers – how personal data is monetized and sold
• The value of personal data – and who really owns it
• U.S. state and federal laws about personal data transfers, and foreign regulation
• How to manage individual privacy and achieve business compliance

Date / Time: October 15, 2020

•   3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern
•   2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central
•   1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Mountain
•   12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Pacific

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Original Broadcast Date: October 15, 2020

Joseph J. Dehner | Frost Brown Todd LLC

Joseph member of the Ohio and Florida Bars, with a 45-year practice in Cincinnati, Ohio with Frost Brown Todd, an AmLaw 150 firm. He chairs the global data privacy alliance, PrivacyRules, and for many years chaired the international practice of the firm. He is lectured and written globally about data privacy matters and has a podcast series called the Data Privacy Detective, available on major podcast platforms.

Michael E. Nitardy | Frost Brown Todd LLC

Michael is a member in the litigation department of Frost Brown Todd LLC. He represents clients in business and commercial disputes. Michael also helps clients comply with the applicable laws, rules, and regulations governing the proper use and disclosure of personal information. In addition to assisting clients in investigating and addressing potential data breaches, Michael also assists clients in addressing state and federal regulations regarding health law matters.

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I. Framework for thinking about how personal data is acquired and sold 3:00-3:15

II. U.S. and foreign regulation of personal data privacy 3:15-3:30

III. How business clients can minimize risk and comply with regulations 3:30-3:45

IV. Ideas about how individuals can restrict unwanted sharing of their personal information.