Archives: July 2018

California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

Introduction

On June 28, a new law took effect in California that gives California residents greater control over the collection and processing of their personal information. The law, called The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (the “Act”), incorporates principles similar to those in the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which took effect in May of this year. Businesses collecting personal information of California residents should assess their obligations under the Act and take any necessary steps to ensure compliance before the Act takes effect on January 1, 2020. (more…)

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