California Consumer Privacy Act Authoritative Source Content

Document created by Susan Read-Miller Employee on Feb 7, 2019Last modified by Gloria Higley on Nov 16, 2020
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We have two different Authoritative Sources related to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).The first is the actual law and the second is the regulation that provides guidance for how to comply with the law.


Law - The California Consumer Privacy Act was passed in 2018 and went into effect on January 1, 2020. This bill grants consumers the right to request businesses disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal information that it collects about a consumer and details about the categories of sources where that information is collected, the purposes for collecting/selling the information and the third parties with which the information is shared. We previously had the June 2018 version of the Law and this has since been created as a new Authoritative Source for the September 2018 (final) version of the Law.


Regulation - The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), enacted in 2018, creates new consumer rights relating to the access to, deletion of, and sharing of personal information that is collected by businesses. It also requires the Attorney General to solicit broad public participation and adopt regulations to further the CCPA’s purposes. The regulations (finalized in August of 2020) establish procedures to facilitate consumers’ new rights under the CCPA and provide guidance to businesses for how to comply.



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Mappings for the California Consumer Privacy Act Authoritative Source to the Archer Control Standard Library are available in the authoritative source content pack.


Content Source

The source of this content comes from the California Legislative Information site.


Licensing Restrictions

The California Consumer Privacy Act authoritative source content is available with the use of the Archer Policy Program Management, Archer IT Policy Program Management, and/or Archer Authorization and Assessment use cases. No additional license is required.


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