January 21, 2021 — Tired of Contracts talks that start with “I’m not an attorney, but… I’ve learned from trial and error, learn from my mistakes, I’ve learned from attorneys over the years…” Never fear, Rian Kinney, is here! Rian, founder of Kinney Firm and eCommLegal, IS a U.S. corporate attorney, Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Open Source Software Committee, holding the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ CIPM & CIPP/E designations will asked the most frequently asked question she gets from the WordPress community: Can I use a Template? Not all contracts are created equal. There are business and contract basics you should know in order to know: what to look for in a template, what certain clauses mean, why you need them, how you are and are not able to tweak them, when negotiating, and why.
November 11, 2019 — In addition to the CA Attorney General prosecuting CCPA violations and issuing fines, the law enables consumers to bring private actions and class action suits; the legal fees and costs to defend CCPA violation suits should be incentive enough to ensure you’re compliant. This expansion of consumers’ privacy rights is a welcome response to the lack of transparency and regulation and massive breaches, sharing, selling, and publication of consumer data. Businesses that properly prepared for GDPR still need to tweak a few things for CCPA compliance but it’s not the terrifying challenge the media is making it out to be.
You still have time to prepare and get your WP site and business, CCPA ready. Rian will provide an overview of: the CCPA, (what you NEED to know), compliance best practices (what you need to DO, administratively and technologically), and resources for maintaining compliance (where you can turn when you need answers), including the WP features developed by the Core Privacy team.
April 15, 2019 — In response to the GDPR which became enforceable in May, the U.S. has opened privacy and data protection conversations at a state and federal level.
If you or your customers are marketing or selling to the U.S. you need to know key similarities and differences between U.S. and E.U. law to avoid legal liability.
This talk is presented by a U.S. business and privacy attorney and is for anyone working internationally, with the U.S. that wants to avoid costly business mistakes.
January 23, 2019 — The final panel will be a mix of prepared questions and moderated (to control length tone and moderate quality) audience questions to turn some of the aspirational and motivational points back into tactical practical takeaways.
Attendees will be guided through how the pieces fit together while inspiring and highlighting practical takeaways where attendees gain long-term motivation, and are able to implement immediate tactical changes when they get back to their desk.
July 27, 2018 — We will discuss topics such as:
Trademark/Copyright – notice, protections afforded, filing fees, strategy
Can you charge additional fees for clients that pay by credit card. How much can you charge for a late fee.