California Consumer Privacy Act

What you need to know

  • CCPA is a state-level privacy law in the United States designed to protect the privacy rights of consumers who are residents of California and provides them with certain rights over their personal information held by businesses.

  • CCPA grants consumers the right to know what personal information is collected, sold, or disclosed by businesses, and the right to request that their personal information be deleted.

  • CCPA imposes certain obligations on businesses, such as obtaining consent from consumers before selling their personal information to third parties and ensuring the security of the personal information they collect.

  • CCPA applies to for-profit businesses that meet certain criteria, such as having annual gross revenue above a certain threshold or handling a large volume of personal information.

  • The CCPA is the first comprehensive data privacy law in the United States?

  • CCPA applies only to businesses that meet certain criteria? This includes having annual gross revenues of USD $25 million or more, buying or selling the personal information of 50,000 or more consumers or households, or deriving 50% or more of their annual revenue from selling consumers' personal information.

  • CCPA grants consumers the right to sue businesses for data breaches even if the consumer does not suffer any actual harm?

  • CCPA has global implications, as it applies to businesses outside of California that process the personal information of California residents?

  • CCPA has provisions to protect the privacy rights of minors, requiring businesses to obtain opt-in consent from parents or guardians before selling the personal information of consumers who are under the age of 16?

Key Benefits of of comforte’s CCPA Compliance Services

The comforte Data Security Platform provides data discovery, classification and protection capabilities to help you:


sensitive data by implementing data encryption, tokenization, and masking techniques


sensitive data from unauthorized access or theft with advanced data encryption and tokenization solutions


with CCPA's requirements for data access management by providing access controls and authorization solutions

FAQs on CCPA Compliance

Next steps


It’s very important to be compliant with CCPA. If you would like to learn more about our CCPA compliance services, please feel free to get in touch with our experts who would be happy to discuss solutions.


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