The ActCalifornia Consumer Privacy Act

Text of the CCPA – The full text of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018 as updated by the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) of 2020. 

Official Site for CCPA – The website for Californians for Consumer Privacy organization led by Alastair Mactaggart and Rick Arney who were instrumental in the creation of the CCPA.

Professor Solove’s Blog Posts and Interviews

California Privacy Law for the World: An Interview with Lothar Determann – In this blog post, Professor Daniel Solove interviews Lothar Determann, a leading expert on California privacy law who has a treatise on the topic: California Privacy Law (3rd Edition, IAPP 2018).

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 – In this blog post, Daniel Solove discusses how in the period of just a week, California passed a bold new privacy law — the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. He highlights a few aspects of the law that he finds to be notable.

Training and Awareness

California Consumer Privacy Act Training – This 15-minute course will help employees understand the key requirements of the CCPA, learn how to identify personal information under the CCPA, learn the rights that consumers have and how to direct consumers to exercise their rights, and understand the business’s responsibilities when collecting and transferring personal information.

California Consumer Privacy Act Whiteboard – The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) summarized in just 1 page! This whiteboard covers Scope and Applicability, Personal Information, Individual Rights, Enforcement, and Responsibilities established by the CCPA.

California Consumer Privacy Act Training Guide – This guide by Daniel Solove discusses the CCPA’s training requirements and makes recommendations for how organizations can meet these requirements.

California Consumer Privacy Act Regulation Chart – This useful chart, created by Maggie Gloeckle, links CCPA provisions to the corresponding sections of the draft CCPA regulation.

CCPA FAQ – In this extensive documents, Professor Daniel Solove walks through the Act and explains what the CCPA is, whom the CCPA applies to, what rights the CCPA provides, what the CCPA requires for training, and reviews key terms including personal information, what a sale is under the CCPA, what a service provider is under the CCPA, the notable changes the CPRA made to the CCPA, and how the CCPA differs from the GDPR. He also provides several additional resources that can be of assistance in complying with the requirements.

Other Writings and Resources

Alan Friel, SB-1121 Does Not Fix the CA Consumer Privacy Act, But Would Delay Enforcement

Alan Friel, California’s New Privacy Law: What You Need to Know Now

Eric Goldman, A Privacy Bomb Is About to Be Dropped on the California Economy and the Global Internet

Eric Goldman, A First (But Very Incomplete) Crack at Inventorying the California Consumer Privacy Act’s Problems

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP The New California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018: A Practical Analysis

Kristen J. Mathews and Courtney M. Bowman (Proskauer Rose LLP) The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP California Consumer Privacy Act: A Rapid Q&A

Malcolm Chisholm (First San Francisco Partners) California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 vs. GDPR

Susan R. Ingargiola and Brandon P. Reilly (Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP) What California’s New Consumer Privacy Bill Means for Healthcare

Jonathan G. Cedarbaum, D. Reed Freeman, Jr. and Nicole Ewart (Wilmer Cutler) California Enacts Sweeping Consumer Privacy Law

Justine Gottshall (InfoLawGroup LLP) The New CA Consumer Privacy Act: Don’t Panic (Yet)

Lothar Determann, California Privacy Law (3rd Edition)

PerkinsCoie, Comparison Chart of GDPR, CCPA, and CPRA

PerkinsCoie, Summary of CPRA New Rights and Obligations

Kirk J. Nahra (Wiley Rein LLP) The Next Major Privacy Challenge for Corporate America – California’s New Privacy Law

Paul Karlsgodt, Alan L. Friel and Niloufar Massachi (BakerHostetler) California Consumer Privacy Act: Navigating Consumer Lawsuits & Limiting Remedies

California Capitol - CCPA

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About Professor Solove and TeachPrivacy

Daniel Solove Data Security Training Professor Daniel J. Solove is a law professor at George Washington University Law School and the leading expert on privacy and data security law. He has taught privacy law every year since 2000, has published 10 books and more than 50 articles, including the leading textbook on information privacy law and a short guidebook on the subject. His LinkedIn blog has more than 1 million followers. Click here for more information about Professor Solove.

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