Have you got your Privacy Act straight? You may have heard of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) that came from Europe and now the newest Privacy law going into effect January 1, 2020 is the CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act). This new privacy law will apply to certain businesses which collect personal identifiable information from residents of California.
If you collect this data from your website, or CRM etc it will become crucial that you observe the law and follow the rules.
Here are a few great resources that do a nice job of explaining this so you can be ready and in compliance if necessary. I think the 3rd resource helped me the very most.
8 Steps to CCPA Compliance
Preparing Your Organization for California’s New Privacy Law
California is the first state to pass a comprehensive consumer privacy law with far-reaching implications. First, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) can affect organizations without a physical location in California. Second, it may push other states to accelerate passage of similar laws, as well as cause Congress to pass a national privacy law.
California Consumer Privacy Act
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a bill intended to enhance privacy rights and consumer protection for residents of California, United States. The bill was passed by the California State Legislature and signed into law by Jerry Brown, Governor of California, on June 28, 2018,
How to Prepare for the CCPA – Here Are the Resources You Need
As many enterprises continue working toward General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance, they now face the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), scheduled to go into effect in January 2020. The importance of the CCPA to U.S. businesses can’t be overstated. One in eight U.S. residents lives in California,…
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