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 understand the regulations by highlighting its/their key elements.[Read More]
Since 2018, businesses have been working diligently to hit the ever-moving target of California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) compliance. Just as the California Attorney General had begun CCPA enforcement, the State has now voted to approve Proposition 24, the California Privacy Rights Act (“CPRA”), to create what amounts to a new CCPA. Like the CCPA, the CPRA will go through a series of changes before its enforcement date. Notwithstanding the foregoing, businesses should begin to prepare for compliance implementation.
What is the CPRA timeline?[Read More]
Despite the myriad issues that businesses now face with the Covid-19 pandemic, the California State Attorney General remains committed to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) enforcement date of July 1, 2020. As such, businesses that have not already done so should add CCPA compliance to their immediate to-do lists. One area of compliance that requires attention is online privacy policies that include CCPA-mandated provisions (“CCPA Privacy Policies”). Since the proposed CCPA regulations were first released to the public on October 11, 2019, the California State Attorney General’s Office has released two (2) modifications thereto. Those modifications have, in turn, necessitated changes to companies’ CCPA Privacy Policies. Businesses must, among other things, update their online privacy policies to ensure that they include CCPA-required disclosures and the associated menu of consumer options.
What is required of CCPA Privacy Policies?[Read More]