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Briefing: California Consumer Privacy Act


California’s much-debated privacy law officially took effect on January 1, 2020.

 

The CCPA was enacted in 2018 and gives consumers in California additional rights and protections regarding how businesses may use their personal information. The obligations imposed on businesses are similar to those required by the General Data Protection Regulation enacted by the EU. It is touted as one of the strictest data protection laws in the US. However the law still has some loose ends and data protection gaps that need to be filled.

Read more in our briefing.

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