Governance Risk Compliance

CCPA

 

Overview

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) is the first US law protecting personal consumer information in a similar way like GDPR does.

This gives consumers more control over the personal information that businesses collect about them. This landmark law secures new privacy rights for California consumers, including:

  • The right to know about the personal information a business collects about them and how it is used and shared;
  • The right to delete personal information collected from them (with some exceptions);
  • The right to opt-out of the sale of their personal information; and
  • The right to non-discrimination for exercising their CCPA rights. Businesses are required to give consumers certain notices explaining their privacy practices. The CCPA applies to many businesses, including data brokers.

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