Privacy Policies: Legal Updates and Drafting Tips


CLE credits earned: 2 General Credits (WA 2 Law and Legal)

“Nobody reads them anyway.” Despite three (and counting) new U.S. state privacy laws, business leaders still use this excuse to avoid dedicating necessary resources to develop accurate, clear and legally enforceable privacy policies and terms of use for their websites and mobile apps. During this webinar, we’ll discuss why careful drafting matters for privacy policies and terms of use; provide an overview of the new privacy laws and industry standards; and provide strategies for avoiding common pitfalls in collecting the information needed for drafting transparent.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:
•  Recent Changes in the U.S. Privacy Laws: California, Colorado, and Virginia
•  Processes to implement and support privacy rights
•  Drafting terms of use that support and enhance legal enforceability of privacy policies

Date / Time: October 21, 2021

•   2:00 pm – 4:10 pm Eastern
•   1:00 pm – 3:10 pm Central
•   12:00 pm – 2:10 pm Mountain
•   11:00 am – 1:10 pm Pacific

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Original Broadcast Date: October 21, 2021

Julia Jacobson, Esq._Arent Fox_myLawCLEJulia Jacobson, Esq. | Arent Fox

Julia has more than 20 years of experience as a trusted advisor to clients around the globe. She concentrates her work in these three areas:

Privacy and Cybersecurity:
Julia advises her clients on an array of privacy, cybersecurity, data breach, and data governance matters. She regularly assists clients with the design and development of privacy sensitive policies for the collection and use of personal data, incident response, information governance, and vendor management across the globe. Julia regularly advises businesses on the acquisition and sale of data, including through business combinations. More recently, she has helped her clients design and develop compliance programs to meet the requirements of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, New York Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulations, California Consumer Privacy Act, and the evolving federal and state legal landscape.

Marketing and Promotions:
Julia advises clients in traditional marketing and advertising campaigns, as well as internet, mobile, social media, text message, and email marketing, telemarketing, and sweepstakes, contests, and other promotions. Much of her marketing practice is dedicated to assisting clients to navigate the complex digital advertising ecosystem and the use of emerging technologies. She routinely drafts and negotiates co-branding, sponsorships, commercial coventures, and other agreements associated with the marketing, and promotion of products and services. Her clients include brands, agencies, and technology providers.

Technology Transactions:
Julia also has significant experience assisting clients in drafting and negotiating their complex commercial contracts, particularly technology-centric agreements. She reviews and develops template agreements for both product and service providers and users.

Previous Work:
Prior to joining Arent Fox, Julia was a partner at an international law firm.
Privacy, Cybersecurity & Data Protection
Boston University School of Law LL.M. Boston University School of Law JD University of Michigan BA
Professional Activities:
Julia is a Fellow of Information Privacy of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

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I. Recent Changes in the U.S. Privacy Laws: California, Colorado, and Virginia | 2:00-2:40
II. Processes to implement and support privacy rights | 2:40-3:20

III. Break | 3:20-3:30

IV. Drafting terms of use that support and enhance legal enforceability of privacy policies | 3:30-4:10