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The California Consumer Privacy Act is a state statute intended to enhance privacy rights and consumer protection for residents of California, United States.

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Does CCPA require deletion of personal information when it's never sold?

I've been reading the documentation about CCPA, and from my understanding, if you don't sell users' data, you don't have to present an option to opt out. But another part of CCPA is the ability for a ...
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Privacy Policy and CCPA - selling of personal information

I would like to know if the following scenario is considered as "selling personal information" according to CCPA: Scenario: Have a subscription based web application. For payment have an ...
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Site user posts data under licnese, can user demand erasure?

Suppose that a site, run as a free service, allows communication between users (a chat site). Suppose that the site also permits users to optionally upload text documents or images, which will be ...
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CCPA do I need to provide a "Do not sell my info" link if I don't sell people's information?

Suppose that a developer is using https://termly.io to generate some legal documents for a website. It says the developer needs to provide a specific link that says "Do not sell my info". ...
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What is the relationship between free speech and data privacy?

I am learning the basics about CCPA, hoping to create a directory of organizations (and the people of those organizations), in a community-driven fashion like Wikipedia. From what I understand now, ...
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What can I do if my CCPA request is being ignored?

I’m a California resident and requested to inspect my data with a certain tech company using their online form. That is now over 3 months ago. Two weeks ago, I followed up with them by email. So far I ...
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Under CCPA are we required to provide salt cryptography on request?

Basically a cryptography salt is a unique code associated with each password which is used for security purposes. There doesn't seem to be anything worthwhile a user can do with it. If someone just ...
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Can specific information be needed for verification in CCPA?

If a site is registering users with name display , email and password (I am not reffering to stackexchange . ) The name is available for public display . The site provides access to account when ...
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Are businesses required to respond under CCPA even if the person is spamming?

If someone from a network of an user is conducting a DDOS attack on a website they will probably block the network. If the user spams a business's server they may be blocked from the email of the ...
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Advertising in mobile apps and proof of consent

What does CCPA require for proof of consent to display advertising in mobile applications (vs a web site), especially for apps that do not create a user profile? Hypothetically, would it be sufficient ...
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Is it possible to bypass CCPA using EULA

Is it possible to avoid CCPA by using an EULA that explicitly bans users with residence location or relation to California? By writing that the app is not intended to target californians and that ...
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In the United States is doing business in only some states considered discrimination?

A business would like to only operate in states except for California to avoid the $7500-per-person fine CCPA demands. Is it legal or would the business have to leave out the whole of USA? For ...
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What is the meaning of mail in the CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018)?

The CCPA states that under section 1798.130(2) customers can request their data BY_MAIL OR BY ELECTRONIC MEANS as the customer chooses. However NOWHERE on any website can I find a button or form to ...
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Cookie consent compliance: disabling JavaScript and keyboard accessibility

I've noticed that most cookie consent solutions are JavaScript based, and when you have JS disabled, the cookie consent settings may not be accessible. Speaking of accessibility, some cookie consent ...
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Do users who are given another user's email address have obligations under GDPR?

I have an app/website which connects people into groups and then the group performs work in the real world. That work in the real world will occasionally require that group members talk to each other. ...
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Is it legal for a business to store and use my payment information in a way that I can't edit, remove, or otherwise control?

I recently moved from a townhouse where I used Waste Management for my trash and recycling pick up. The apartment I moved into takes care of trash so last month I canceled the service, got a phone ...
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Is facebook in violation of CCPA if they don't delete all messenger messages when you delete your account?

It seems like Facebook won't delete your messages from the recipient's inbox when you delete your account. People send a lot of personal information in messages including their address, phone number, ...
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GDPR & CCPA compliance involving terms of service violation

If a user writes a comment on a website that gets flagged and removed+archived are we still obligated to delete the user content and/or the association of that comment with the person? According to ...
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Definition of a Household or Device in the context of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) applies to a business if it meets one of: Has annual gross revenues in excess of twenty-five million dollars... Alone or in combination, annually buys, ...
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