What is the 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. The intention of CCPA is to provide California residents with the right to:
Our clients have had numerous questions about how the law will change the way they handle sensitive data and the various requests they may receive from their customers who request data collection information or want to know other information about their PII. Let’s start with what businesses can do in order to comply with the major responsibilities mandated by the legislation. The following are measures a business should take prior to the legislation going into effect on January 1, 2020:
The CCPA is the beginning of “America’s GDPR.” CCPA is the first state privacy law of its kind, and it may be just the beginning; the future of domestic privacy legislation in the United States is just starting to unfold with this new law. SecureOps offers a cohesive team of privacy and security professionals experienced helping our customers prepare for GDPR. SecureOps will help your organization handle CCPA compliance, including operational and structural requirements. We’ll also help you prepare for future privacy legislation. We’ll help you handle the most impactful requirements of CCPA including:
Privacy and compliance legislation like CCPA and GDPR are fundamentally changing the way organizations collect, manage, store, and share/sell the personal data (PII) of their prospects and customers. The CCPA mandates fines including a floor of $100 and a ceiling of $750 per consumer per incident. And penalties for compliance of $2,500 per unintentional violation and $7,500 per intentional violation. Thus, any breach or compliance penalty will likely result in real financial damage.
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