by Leila Javanshir, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn 2018 Summer Associate
On June 28, 2018, yet another new law hit the data privacy world that will impact the ways companies around the world will handle their data. The implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a landmark moment for consumers and businesses alike.
What Does It Mean for Your Business?
This comprehensive privacy law, which will take effect on January 1, 2020, will cause a drastic shift in the way companies may collect and use personal information of California residents.
First, the new law grants California residents the right to know what information is being collected about them, why that information is being collected, and with whom that data is being shared. Further, it provides consumers the right to prohibit companies from selling or sharing their information as well as the right to tell companies to delete their information (subject to certain exceptions). Continue Reading