Articles: CCPA (1)

CCPA Penalties: What We Know So Far

From July 1st, 2020, the California Attorney-General will begin enforcing the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). From this date, the Attorney-General can pursue a civil penalty from any person...

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Are You a Business or a Service Provider Under the CCPA?

Two of the main players in the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) are the "business" the "service provider." The CCPA applies very different definitions to these two types of...

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The CCPA's Private Right of Action

In the short time since the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) came into effect, there have been several high-profile lawsuits against businesses that have allegedly failed to properly...

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The CCPA's "Business to Business" Exemption: AB 1355

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) has attracted some criticism from businesses due to its extensive definition of personal information. The broad definition of "consumer" covers all California...

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CCPA: What Constitutes a "Sale" of Personal Information?

The main purpose of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is to enable consumers to opt out of the sale of their personal information. However, there's a lot of...

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CCPA: What Constitutes "Sharing for Business Purposes"

Many businesses are worried about the CCPA's broad definition of "selling" personal information. Under the CCPA, "selling" personal information includes sharing it for any "valuable consideration" (benefit). A...

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