On June 28, 2018, the state of California introduced Assembly Bill 375, or the California Consumer Privacy Act.
According to the new law, on or before July 1, 2020, the Office of the Attorney General must adopt the following key requirements:
- Businesses must disclose data collection and sharing practices to consumers
- Consumers have a right to request that their data be deleted
- Consumers have a right to opt out of the sale or sharing of their personal information
- Businesses are prohibited from selling personal information of consumers under the age of 16 without explicit consent
You can read more about the California Consumer Privacy Act by clicking on the Fact Sheet below.