The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a new data privacy law which applies to certain businesses that collect personal information from California residents. The new law goes into effect on January 1, 2020. If you are a California resident, you have rights to the following from businesses:
- The right to know what personal data is being collected about you.
- The right to know whether your personal data is sold or disclosed and to whom.
- The right to request a copy of your personal data.
- The right to request a business deletes any personal data about you and ensures that any third parties with whom your information has been shared do the same.
- The right to not be discriminated against for exercising your privacy rights under the CCPA.