California Consumer Privacy Act

Prep for CCPA now, enjoy compliance later.

The Future of Privacy Forum’s Stacey Gray and Polly Sanderson’s comparison of two federal privacy bills shows that steps businesses are taking to comply with the CCPA will serve them well if a federal law is passed:

  • Revise your privacy notice; draft by category: Both bills require detailed

If at first you GDPR, CCPA, CCPA again.

A new CCPA fact sheet published by the California Attorney General provides a concise summary of the law and sets forth some steps that entities subject to GDPR may need to take to comply with CCPA.

This includes:

  • Additional data mapping to reflect the different requirements under

A new comprehensive federal privacy bill, the Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act (COPRA), has been introduced by Senate Commerce Committee Ranking Member Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and Senators Ed Markey (D-Mass.) Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.).

Key novel provisions per International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Research Director Caitlin Fennessy:

  • individual consent for data

The Digital Advertising Alliance has published guidance on the use of a tool for opt out requests under CCPA under its (voluntary) self-regulatory principles.

  • Both the entity that owns and operates the digital property and collects Personal Information directly from a consumer (publisher) and a third party that indirectly collects Personal Information through the

Where California leads, others follow.

Washington state legislators will push for new regulations governing data privacy and facial recognition in 2020, reports GeekWire. The rules apply to companies located in Washington and companies that target services to Washington customers. Businesses that derive more than 50 percent of their revenue from the sale or processing of

CCPA is different from GDPR, but the two privacy laws have some similarities. CCPA imposes obligations that retailers and restaurants should pay attention to. It was a pleasure deciphering CCPA and what it means for retailers and restaurants for Reforming Retail. Click on the image below to read the full Q&A.

CCPA Is Typical Legislative Overreach, But It Could Affect You Big Time

Do the draft CCPA Regulations make a big difference in compliance costs where it comes to privacy notices? Standardized Regulatory Impact Assessment (SRIA) of the economic impact of the draft CCPA Regulations says – maybe not.

The SRIA issued together with the draft regs does not see any incremental economic impact to the regulations’ provisions

The California Attorney General considered and rejected the creation of a safe harbor exemption from the CCPA for businesses that are already complying with GDPR, says the statement of reasons that accompanies the draft CCPA Regulations.

“The Attorney General rejected this alternative because CCPA and GDPR have different requirements, different definitions, and different scopes. For

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) takes effect in January, imposing strict new data privacy mandates on many companies headquartered inside — and outside — the state’s borders. Is your company among them?

Fox Rothschild’s Privacy & Data Security team has developed a free, easy-to-use online tool — CCPA Scope Adviser — that can help