The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) took effect on January 1st, 2020. It puts in place new requirements for processing personal information and grants Californian consumers additional rights.
The CCPA applies to any for-profit entity doing business in California that either:
Please note that your business could be based anywhere : as long as your services are accessible in California, you could be covered by the CCPA and have to adhere to its requirements.
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Under the CCPA, businesses must include specific disclosures in their privacy policies. These disclosures include descriptions of:
This information must be complete, up-to-date and easily accessible throughout your website / app.
In order to be compliant, your policy must at the very least contain:
While these fines might not seem like a lot when compared to the GDPR, do consider that these fines apply per individual violation and per consumer.
Here’s what you need to do:
Achieve CCPA compliance for your site, app and organization. Easily manage consent, processing records and more.