The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is a law that the State of California passed in 2018. This law gives California residents more control over the personal information that businesses collect about them. It also allows consumers to sue companies if privacy guidelines are violated, even if no damage occurred.
The CCPA law applies to companies doing business in California, including those located outside of California, that meet the following conditions:
Insurance companies and agents are exempt from these regulations because consumers are already protected under California’s Insurance Information and Privacy Protection Act. (IIPPA)