White Paper – 5 Steps You Must Take to Prepare for the CCPA

Effective Jan. 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act creates new protections for the personal data of California residents and new requirements for the businesses that process it. With CCPA’s 12-month look back from the effective date, enforcement beginning July 2020, and a private right of action tied to data breaches, some critical action is needed now.   Go to the IAPP Site for full story and white paper:

https://iapp.org/resources/article/white-paper-5-steps-you-must-take-to-prepare-for-the-ccpa/ 

Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Go Back into the Water – CCPA 2, the Sequel

f you’ve been feeling encouraged about your company’s preparation for the California Consumer Privacy Act’s (CCPA) launch on January 1, 2020, you may not want to breathe a sigh of relief just yet. Alastair Mactaggart, the founder and board chair of Californians for Consumer Privacy (one of the coauthors of the CCPA), is hoping that a new initiative that he announced is put on the November 2020 ballot in California. Mactaggart filed the 51-page ballot initiative with the California Attorney General on Sept. 25, 2019, with minor modifications made in an updated filing on Oct. 2, 2019.

 

Full Story: https://www.dataprivacymonitor.com/ccpa/just-when-you-thought-it-was-safe-to-go-back-into-the-water-ccpa-2-the-sequel/

California governor gives nod of approval to seven CCPA amendments

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed revisions to the California Consumer Privacy Act, which becomes effective on Jan. 1, 2020. The amendments add a bit more clarity and provide a partial but mostly temporary reprieve for those who must comply with it.

“The seven amendments signed by Governor Gavin Newsom alleviate some short-term issues for business,” explains Cillian Kieran, the CEO of data privacy company Ethyca.

Full Story:

https://www.complianceweek.com/data-privacy/california-governor-gives-nod-of-approval-to-7-ccpa-amendments/27879.article#.XasbjE2JJO8.linkedin