California Consumer Privacy Act

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California Consumer Privacy Act
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California State Legislature
Full nameThe California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018[1]
IntroducedJanuary 3, 2018
Signed into lawJune 28, 2018
GovernorJerry Brown
CodeCivil Code
ResolutionAB-375 (2017-2018 Session)

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018,[2] is a bill passed by the state of California State Legislature and signed into law by Jerry Brown, Governor of California on June 28, 2018 to amend Part 4 of Division 3 of The Civil Code of the State of California. Officially called AB-375, the Act is the product of lead authors Ed Chau, member of the California State Assembly and Senator Robert Hertzberg.

The intention of the Act is to provide California residents with the right to:

  1. Know what personal information is being collected about them.
  2. Know whether their personal information is sold or disclosed and to whom.
  3. Say no to the sale of personal information.
  4. Access their personal information.
  5. Equal service and price, even if they exercise their privacy rights.


  1. ^ "AB-375, Chau. Privacy: personal information: businesses". California State Legislature. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  2. ^ The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.

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