How You Can Keep Customer Data Safe

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In today’s data-driven world, small businesses often find themselves in possession of sensitive customer data. As the collection of data increases, customers grow more suspicious of the means and methods used to collect and store data. In response to this growing concern, we are seeing increased legislation pertaining to the collection, storage, and distribution of data. Laws like the California …

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Why Your Website Needs a Privacy Policy Statement

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When you visit a website you expect that any information you provide, whether it be your email address, your physical address, or credit card details, to be safely guarded by that website.  When visiting a website you also provide information automatically, such as an IP address.  A privacy policy is used to provide visitors a confirmation that all of their …

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Information on the Existing Voluntary National Animal Identification System

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I know that it has been a while since the agriculture community has talked about the National Animal Identification System (“NAIS”).  As most of my readers know, the program is managed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (“APHIS”) and participation is currently voluntary.  The U.S. Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) expressed concern over NAIS.  In February …

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