Starr Drum’s article titled Businesses Will Have Numerous New Privacy Obligations Under the CCPA was featured in the Century City Lawyer March 2019 Newsletter.
This past summer, California passed one of the strictest data privacy laws in the world, set to come into effect in stages between January 1, 2020, and July 1, 2020. The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.100 et seq. (the “CCPA”), is designed to give California residents – termed “consumers” – more control over the collection, use, and sharing of their personal information. “Personal information” is defined broadly in the CCPA as “information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household.”
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