California voters passed Proposition 24, the California Privacy Rights Act, on Nov. 3, which expands upon the recently activated California Consumer Privacy Act specifically when it comes to enforcement and how businesses handle personal data.
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is intended to provide
Californian citizens with the right to know when their personal data is being collected,
whether their personal data is being disclosed or sold, and to whom.
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Enforcement of the California Consumer Privacy Act officially began Wednesday despite the lack of a final, codified version of the regulation. Experts weigh in on compliance steps organizations should take.
Organizations have been scrambling to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act before enforcement begins in July, say Caitlin Fennessy, research director of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and Dominique Shelton Leipzig, a partner at Perkins Coie LLP.
The California Consumer Privacy Act, the EU's General Data Protection Regulation and other privacy laws are focused on making enterprises and boards of directors more accountable, says Marc Cohen of ePlus Technology, who discusses compliance issues.
In an in-depth interview, privacy expert Caitlin Fennessy sorts through modified draft regulations to carry out the California Consumer Privacy Act that are designed to help businesses take a more pragmatic approach to privacy.
Many companies that should be offering customers the ability to "opt out" of the sale of their information under the California Consumer Privacy Act are failing to do so because of the law's ambiguities, some legal experts say. CCPA went into effect Jan. 1, but it won't be enforced until July.
Getting the proper vendor contracts completed is a top concern for organizations preparing to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act, says Caitlin Fennessy, research director at the International Association of Privacy Professionals.
Draft regulations to carry out the California Consumer Privacy Act do not go far enough to clarify ambiguities in the law, which goes into effect Jan. 1, 2020, says privacy attorney Sadia Mirza of the law firm Troutman Sanders, who encourages organizations to submit comments on the proposed regs.
Post-GDPR, the California Consumer Privacy Act was the first piece of US legislation to emerge - but it's hardly the last. Attorney Sadia Mirza of Troutman Sanders talks about the potential impact of CCPA and other pending privacy legislation.