California AB-375 Privacy: Personal Information- Businesses
[ Approved by the Governor on June 28, 2018. Filed with the Secretary of State on June 28, 2018. ]
This bill would enact the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018. Beginning January 1, 2020, the bill would grant a consumer a right to request a business to disclose
- the categories and specific pieces of personal information that it collects about the consumer,
- the categories of sources from which that information is collected,
- the business purposes for collecting or selling the information,
- and the categories of 3rd parties with which the information is shared.
The bill would require a business to make disclosures about the information and the purposes for which it is used.
The bill would grant a consumer the right to request deletion of personal information and would require the business to delete upon receipt of a verified request, as specified.
The bill would grant a consumer a right to request that a business that sells the consumer’s personal information, or discloses it for a business purpose,
- disclose the categories of information that it collects
- and categories of information
- and the identity of 3rd parties to which the information was sold or disclosed.
- The bill would require a business to provide this information in response to a verifiable consumer request.
The bill would authorize a consumer to opt out of the sale of personal information by a business and would prohibit the business from discriminating against the consumer for exercising this right, including by charging the consumer who opts out a different price or providing the consumer a different quality of goods or services, except if the difference is reasonably related to value provided by the consumer’s data.