Blog: CCPA

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CPRA vs CCPA

The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) was voted into law in November 2020, and amends several parts of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which is California's most comprehensive privacy law. The CPRA is also referred to as "CCPA 2.0" or "CCPA, as amended." The primary differences between the CPRA and...

Does the CCPA Apply Outside of the U.S.?

In short, the CCPA does apply outside the United States. This is because the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) applies to all entities that collect or process the personal information of Californians, regardless of where such entities are located. Of course, there are several other criteria you need to consider to...

CCPA Notice of Financial Incentive

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a landmark data privacy legislation in the United States. It provides new rights for California's residents, holds companies to a higher standard of data protection, and imposes stringent penalties on violators. In essence, compliance with the CCPA is not something to be taken lightly. One...

CCPA Complaints

Reporting a violation is an important way to help ensure that companies are held accountable for their actions and comply with the law. By reporting a violation of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), consumers may be able to protect themselves and others from being harmed by that...

The GDPR's Anonymization versus CCPA's De-identification

Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)'s Anonymization and the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA)'s de-identification requirements are both ways to protect the privacy of data subjects. De-identification is a process that can be used in the U.S. for compliance with the CCPA. In contrast, GDPR anonymization is used as an alternative...

How the CCPA is Similar to COPRA

In November of 2019, Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) pulled back the curtain on a brand new federal, online privacy bill. The legislation, known as the Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act or (COPRA), is designed to regulate how organizations can collect, use, and share personal data. COPRA would bring many of the...