You wait years for data privacy regulations to catch up with current data processing requirements and then, like buses, two arrive at the same time. Many UK organisations may well feel like they have been hit by a bus, given the dramatic impact that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has had since its implementation in May.
The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) (‘GDPR’) and the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (‘CCPA’) both aim to guarantee strong protection for individuals regarding their personal data and apply to businesses that collect, use, or share consumer data, whether the information was obtained online or offline.
As highlighted by the Guide, the two laws bear similarity in relation to their definition of certain terminology; the establishment of additional protections for individuals under 16 years of age; and the inclusion of rights to access personal information.
Full article: FPF and DataGuidance Comparison Guide: GDPR vs. CCPA