More Unpacking of the California Consumer Privacy Act [Podcast]

Goldberg Segalla’s Albert Alikin, Marc Voses and Courtney Zucker join Timely Notice for an update of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Marc and Courtney give a brief overview of what types of businesses must comply, offer tips on taking the first steps toward compliance and provide insight into the first lawsuits referencing CCPA. Plus, they flag noteworthy changes in the February 2020 AG Guidelines update. Access Timely NoticeContinue Reading

Part 5: A Game of “Who’s Who” Under the CCPA

This is our fifth blog post in a multi-part series addressing what insurers need to know about the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This post focuses on the differences between data collectors, service providers, and third parties. We also discuss data brokers and their specific obligations under the CCPA. While this post does not require any background on the CCPA, if you would like the benefit of our preliminary discussions before diving into this post we invite you to start with Part 1: The California Continue Reading

Data Breach Lawsuit Raises Specter of the CCPA

It was only a matter of time, but we now have our first lawsuit that references California’s new consumer data protection act, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which went into effect on Jan. 1, 2020. The CCPA permits each consumer that can establish a violation of certain provisions of the CCPA to seek damages of up to $750, or actual damages, whichever is greater. As the CCPA hangs over businesses like a Sword of Damocles, it remains to be seen whether it will have… Continue Reading

Countdown to New Year’s Day and the CCPA

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) becomes effective on January 1, 2020. We are counting down 10 practical measures you can take to begin down the path for CCPA compliance: 10. Determine whether your business must comply with the CCPA.
  • You must comply with the CCPA if:
    • You are a for-profit entity with over $25 million in gross revenues that conducts business in the state of California and collect the personal information of California residents
    • You annually buy, receive for the business’ commercial purposes, sell,
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