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Privacy & Internet Law: California Consumer Privacy Act Rings in New Year

January 2020 Bar Bulletin

By Alex Modelski and Kyle Straughan

California Consumer Privacy Act Rings in New Year

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) went into effect on January 1. Enforcement of the Act may begin as early as June 1 or as late as July 1.

Who does it apply to?

Yours is a “covered business” if it:

• Does business in California and (a) collects California residents’ personal information or (b) determines the purposes and means of the processing1 of California residents’ personal information;

• Has annual gross revenues in excess of $25 million;2

• Alone or in combination, annually buys,...

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