What is CCPA?

CCPA stands for California Consumers Protection Act 2018. It is a law that gives consumers rights over how businesses who meet certain criteria handle their information.

 

What type of businesses does this law apply to ?

The law applies to every company processing personal information of California residents that either:

  • has a gross annual revenue greater than or equal to $25 million
  • obtains information of 50,000 or more California residents/households or devices annually
  • generates at least 50% of their annual income from selling the information of California residents

Download our CCPA cheat sheet

How does a business comply?

  • Secure data.
  • Placing a link on your homepage.
  • process consumer requests within a timely manner.

What rights will consumers have?

  • The right to know what information is being collected about them.
  • The right to delete all the information a business have on them.
  • The right to opt-out of data selling and sharing

Download our CCPA cheat sheet

Penalties

$2,500 per violation and $7,500 for willing violation.

$100-$750 per incident, per consumer in the event of a data breach.

Download our CCPA cheat sheet

Law: https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/codes_displaySection.xhtml?lawCode=CIV&sectionNum=1798.155.

 

 

Contact Revamp Cybersecurity now to get a complete breakdown on the law and how it will impact your business.