Privacy laws and regulations have transformed the relationship between businesses and the personal data they collect from consumers. The CCPA grants privacy rights to California’s consumers, which gives them the right to request access, delete, and modify their data. Granting these rights to individuals can place a significant burden on businesses because they must know exactly what data they hold, where, and in what context, which can be an extremely complex process to unfold.
Signed into law on June 28, 2018, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) became effective on January 1, 2020. The next milestone will be on July 1, 2020, when the California Attorney General will begin enforcement for the CCPA.
A timeline of where CCPA started and where it’s going.
The CCPA is the ultimate moving target, as you can see in the timeline above, CCPA is unlike GDPR, which took 4 years to cook and didn’t come online until 2017 after the regulatory requirements were clarified. For all involved, they know CCPA has been a work in progress; it first passed in July of 2018, was amended in August 2018 and some exceptions were added. It then had a second set of amendments in September of 2019, and the draft regulations were issued in October of last year.
On January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will mandate that businesses adhere to new standards. You need to understand this law and what qualifies as personal information (PI). This article will answer questions and help your business be in compliance by 2020.
The Governor of California signed 6 amendments into law for the CCPA on Friday, October 11th, prior to the full draft legislative changes scheduled for the public hearing on December 6th in which the Attorney General will consider written comments.
Signed into law on June 28, 2018, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will become effective on January 1, 2020.
There are several key aspects of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) that people are largely missing to date. Here, learn why the "Do Not Sell My Personal Information" provision of the CCPA could be a game changer for many companies. And learn how you can get a head start implementing the processes and systems to comply with the provision without hobbling the business.
Last year, the United States was listed as the global leader, in the science and technology markets. The US spends over $400 billion annually, in research and development costs to expand its science and technology capabilities. Along with these expanded capabilities, comes more responsibility to protect online data privacy rights for people as well.