This is our fifth blog post in a multi-part series addressing what insurers need to know about the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This post focuses on the differences between data collectors, service providers, and third parties. We also discuss data brokers and their specific obligations under the CCPA. While this post does not require any background on the CCPA, if you would like the benefit of our preliminary discussions before diving into this post we invite you to start with Part 1: The California …Continue Reading
This blog post is our third in a multi-part series addressing what insurers need to know about the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).
Imagine this: You own a successful string of sporting goods stores across California. Not only do you sell goods directly, but you also finance large purchases to well-qualified buyers and have a generous rewards program.
When customers log in to your website, you gather personal information (e.g., name, email address, cell number, etc.). In order to participate in the rewards …Continue Reading
This blog post is our second post in a multi-part series addressing what insurers need to know about the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). This post focuses on insurers’ compliance obligations under the CCPA. If you would benefit from a background discussion on the CCPA, please visit our first post in this series entitled “Part 1: The California Consumer Privacy Act – What Insurers Need to Know.”
The CCPA applies to insurers to the extent they qualify as “businesses” that “collect or determine …Continue Reading
Assembly Bill No. 375, better known as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), is likely the most robust and sweeping privacy law in the United States. This is not surprising as California is notoriously at the forefront of passing privacy legislation, even though close to 20 other states are also taking steps to pass similar legislation.
The CCPA, which becomes effective January 1, 2020, creates a number of consumer rights regarding the collection, storage, selling, and processing of personal information, as well as corresponding business …Continue Reading