California Consumer Privacy Act

“There are very good reasons to care about privacy laws, including those of other states and countries” – says Gary D. Weingarden Esq., CDPO, CIPM, GDPR-R, “but fear of cross-border fines isn’t at the top of the list.”

Per Weingarden:

  • If you’ve certified compliance with Privacy Shield, you should comply.
  • Individuals and classes of plaintiffs

“Numerous stakeholders have urged further refinement of [CCPA]—from addressing workability issues from a business compliance standpoint, to strengthening the law from a consumer and privacy protection standpoint,” Assembly member Ed Chau, who chairs the committee and also cosponsored CCPA, told Wired in a statement.

Chau says the committee plans to “review and analyze all bills,”

“When it comes to tech in California, the balance is making sure we continue to have an environment that fosters creativity and innovation, while … fighting to have the proper amount of consumer protection and privacy that any of us … would want,” said Ian Calderon, California Assembly majority leader.

“The law may not be

Will the CCPA entitle the State of California to adequate status for transfers of personal data from the EU?

“The CCPA has many of the basic criteria that the EDPB’s adequacy guidance document notes must be present in the legal system to meet the adequacy standard. For example, the CCPA employs a similarly expansive definition

“I have long advocated for privacy protections that include the principles of knowledge, notice and the right to say ‘no’ to companies that want our information. But it is increasingly clear that a true 21st-century comprehensive privacy bill must do more than simply enshrine notice and consent standards,” said Sen. Edward Markey (D-Mass.), the author

“What my bill aims to do is to provide a little bit more regulation, a little bit more oversight, into the information that is being collected on us, about us, every single day without our knowledge — a lot of times without our permission — and is being used in ways that can negatively affect

Some in Congress are renewing calls for strict federal privacy protections.

“We need a privacy bill of rights, a set of protections that is no less stringent than the people of California enjoy, no less protected than the people of Europe have,” says Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.)

Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) also cited both the California

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) apply even to companies with fewer than 250 employees… but they may not know it yet.

A recent study reveals that “Company size definitely influences knowledge and preparedness levels. 51 percent of the companies that had at least 250 employees felt

A survey shows that most companies are not yet ready for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), and this includes companies that have undergone compliance processes for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

CCPA is not GDPR or a subset of GDPR. It’s a different law with different requirements, for which preparation will require

Privacy law experts warn companies not to assume they can comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) because they are in compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

“The fact is, CCPA is not GDPR, and it is different. There certainly are things that you probably built for GDPR that will be