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
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,
Assembly Bill No. 375, better known as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), is likely the most robust and sweeping privacy law in the United States. This is not surprising as California is notoriously at the forefront of passing privacy legislation, even though close to 20 other states are also taking steps to pass similar legislation. The CCPA, which becomes effective January 1, 2020, creates a number of consumer rights regarding the collection, storage, selling, and processing of personal information, as well as corresponding business… Continue Reading
The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) signed into law on June 28, 2018 is the nation’s toughest privacy law to date and could serve as a model for other states.With 18 months to go before its implementation, many things could happen prior to its effective date to change its current form and anticipated effect. But before contemplating any changes, it’s important to understand its present form. Who Is Regulated by the CCPA The CCPA will regulate “Businesses,” defined as for-profit entities that have… Continue Reading
In 2020, California Consumers will be granted new online privacy protections under a first-of-its-kind California law. A sweeping new privacy law — the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) is the nation’s toughest privacy law and could serve as a model for other states. The bill came to a vote in both houses on June 28, 2018. The assembly voted 69-0 to approve it shortly after the Senate approved it 36-0 , and was signed by Gov. Jerry Brown the same day. The CCPA… Continue Reading