New Calif. Privacy Law Surfaces In Salesforce Data Suit

Law360 (February 4, 2020, 10:52 PM EST) -- California's new consumer privacy law made an appearance in a proposed class action filed in Oakland federal court that accuses children's clothing company Hanna Andersson and its online payment services provider Salesforce of failing to properly safeguard customers' sensitive data.

Plaintiff Bernadette Barnes sued Hanna Andersson LLC and Salesforce.com Inc. on behalf of herself and other customers Monday for allegedly allowing hackers to steal purchase information, including credit card details and billing addresses, between September and November of 2019.

"In addition to their failure to prevent the breach, Hanna and Salesforce failed to detect the breach for almost three months," Barnes...

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