CCPA compliance

CCPA for Dummies

CCPA for Dummies

Over the past three years, we have blogged extensively about the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA” or the “Act”) and the multiple amendments that have been made to it. All of the CCPA changes can make one’s head spin. “CCPA for Dummies” is an attempt to strip down the Act and make it easier to …

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CCPA enforcement

I Received a CCPA Enforcement Notice! How do I Respond?

On July 1, 2020, the California State Attorney General (“AG”) began enforcement action against businesses that it believes have violated the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). In anticipation of the July 1 deadline, it was unclear how the AG would prioritize CCPA enforcement. It was thought that the AG would target the largest businesses for …

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ccpa law

Voters Approve Amendment to CCPA Law

Californians took to the polls last week and decisively voted to approve Proposition 24, the California Privacy Rights Act, an amendment to the recently-enacted California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”). The amendments to CCPA law are expected to strengthen protections to what is already the foremost data privacy law in the Country.

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CCPA Amendment Passes, Creating New HIPAA-related Exceptions

On September 25, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB 713 (the “Amendment”) into law, amending the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) to implement exceptions related to consumer health data. Specifically, the CCPA amendment addresses inconsistencies between data protection afforded under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”) and the CCPA, respectively. …

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CCPA regulations

Clarifying the $25 Million Threshold in the Final CCPA Regulations

On August 14, 2020, the Office of Administrative Law (“OAL”) approved the California Department of Justice’s final California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) regulations and filed them with the California Secretary of State. Prior to approval, some businesses were uncertain as to whether the $25 million revenue threshold was related to revenue generated only from California …

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Preparing for the July 1 CCPA Enforcement Deadline

Despite the fact that the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) regulations have yet to be finalized, the California Attorney General is prepared to begin CCPA enforcement as of July 1, 2020. In 2018, the CCPA was enacted to create enhanced consumer privacy rights by imposing obligations on how businesses collect, use and share California State …

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