10 things you need to know about CCPA compliance


Companies that have customers in the Golden State need to be buttoned up when it comes to complying with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which went into effect earlier this year and is enforcable as of July 1.

To some degree, California’s statute “represents a shift in perspective” for data, observes Heather Buchta, a partner at the law firm Quarles & Brady. Courtesy of California’s state legislature, we as a society are evolving from looking at data as a company asset and moving toward “a consumer rights mentality,” Buchta says. Still, businesses cannot afford to dither about compliance.

What follows are 10 pieces of expert advice compliance practitioners should heed:

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