The CCPA was enacted in 2018 and it took effect on January 1, 2020. The goal of the CCPA is to protect the personal information of all California consumers by giving rights to consumers and responsibilities to businesses. According to the Fact Sheet published by the Office of the Attorney General of California, the CCPA grants these new rights to California consumers:
The CCPA assigns these new obligations to businesses:
Additionally, the CCPA increases fines and penalties for data breaches caused by inadequate security measures safeguarding your personal information.
These regulations do not only affect businesses based in California; they affect any business that has interactions with consumers that reside in California, and meets the specific requirements set out by the CCPA.
How can you prepare your business for these new laws?
Sage has done extensive work in the area of privacy, firstly to accommodate the GDPR in Europe, and now to ensure that companies have the ability to comply, in Sage300, with the new regulations of the CCPA.
The implementation of the CCPA is a big win for privacy, and it doesn’t need to be a big headache for your businesses!
Call 1-866-436-3530 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions you have or assistance that you need. We are here to help make things easier for you!