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May 2013, Auto Dealer Today - Feature

All Show, No Go

Thomas B. Hudson is a partner in the law firm of Hudson Cook LLP.

By Thomas B. Hudson, Esq.

The magazine’s legal eagle uses another dealer-targeted lawsuit to encourage dealerships to ‘walk the walk’ when it comes to their privacy policies.

Tags: Audit, consumer complaints, Deceptive Practices, F&I manager, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, identity theft, Lawsuit, privacy policy, privacy violations, Safeguards Rule

January 2013, Auto Dealer Today - WebXclusive

Exercise Caution with Customer Information and Peer-to-Peer Networks

By Mark A. Bross

Attorney Mark Bross examines a recent FTC action involving a dealership's inadvertent disclosue of customers' information over a peer-to-peer network and cautions dealers to assess their own information collection practices.

Tags: BDC, business practices, FTC, GLB Safeguards Rule, Internet, peer-to-peer, PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION, privacy policy

December 2012, Auto Dealer Today - WebXclusive

Harmless Horseplay is not a Harassment Defense

By Jim Radogna

Author Jim Radogna discusses the alarming numbers of harassment and discrimination lawsuits being filed against car dealerships.

Tags: BDC, discrimination, EEOC, employees, employment, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, harassment, labor laws, lawsuits, privacy policy

August 2012, Auto Dealer Today - WebXclusive

Is Your Information Safeguards Plan Keeping Up With Technology?

By Jim Radogna

Dealerships have become more technologically advanced since the federal Safeguards Rule was first enacted. Compliance expert Jim Radogna presents some tips to help dealers ensure their information safeguards policy keeps pace with today's technology.

Tags: BDC, compliance, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, consumer protection, federal lawsuit, FTC, law suits, non-compliance, PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION, privacy policy, privacy violations, Safeguards Rule

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