CCPA definition of personal information

Privacy laws often have varying definitions of what constitutes “personal information.”Though these laws have the common goal of protecting individual privacy by regulating the collection, transfer, and storage of information, there are often unique approaches with respect to defining the personal information to be protected under the law.  Generally, privacy … Read more

Does the CCPA include a private right of action?

A private right of action allows individuals to file lawsuits against certain businesses.This enforcement mechanism under the law allows individuals and class actions to potentially collect a high amount of damages resulting from a business’s noncompliance.  The CCPA: California Consumer Privacy Act is a privacy law focused on providing a … Read more

Who does the CCPA apply to?

The CCPA: California Consumer Privacy Act requires certain businesses to make a number of rights available for consumers, including providing consumers with the ability to opt-out of the sale of their personally identifiable information (PII), request the deletion of their collected PII, and request disclosures regarding what PII has been … Read more

CCPA Privacy Policy requirements

Privacy policies serve a number of different functions. For businesses, Privacy Policies provide an opportunity to directly communicate its privacy practices to consumers. Pertinent information in the policies, such as who may access the consumer’s information, how long the data is stored, and the purpose of the data collection, ultimately … Read more

What it means to be selling personal information under the CCPA

The California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) will be enforced by the California Attorney General beginning July 1st, 2020. Until then, companies required to comply with the CCPA will have to establish a clear understanding of seemingly unambiguous terms, including the definition of what it means to be selling personal information.  … Read more