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Preparing for the California Consumer Privacy Act: What You Missed

September 12, 2019  |  3 min read

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A host of new laws are changing the way businesses handle consumer information, and creating significant compliance challenges in the process. One of the most significant of those laws is the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)—significant because of the breadth of data it applies to, the expansive obligations it creates, and the many ambiguities that surround the law’s meaning, application, and enforcement.

The CCPA, which applies to almost any company with a connection to California, creates significant new consumer rights, including the right for individuals to access personal data that organizations collect about them. In requiring organizations to hand over consumer data to the consumer, the CCPA creates discovery-like obligations with regard to collecting, reviewing, and producing data—and hefty fines for noncompliance.


Webinar: Preparing for the California Consumer Protection Act

Yesterday, Logikcull hosted a webinar on the CCPA, what it is, what it requires, and what impacted organizations might do to build out their compliance approach. Given the number of people who attended—well over 500 legal professionals viewed the program as it aired—it’s safe to say that there is plenty of interest in, and perhaps some fear around, the CCPA.

Legal Professional's Top CCPA Concerns

Indeed, according to a poll conducted during the presentation, legal professionals hold wide-ranging concerns about the upcoming law.

Thankfully, our impressive panel, featuring Eric Goldman of the Santa Clara University School of Law, Emily Yu from Roblox, and Christian Auty from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, were able to walk us through the law’s main requirements, it’s similarities and differences with existing privacy regimes like the GDPR, and compliance strategies.


Highlights From the Webinar

If you missed the webinar, you missed out. But don’t worry, you can still watch it on-demand below.

Tune in for a fast-paced overview of topics including:

  • How and why the CCPA was created—and some of the consequences of its hasty enactment
  • An in-depth overview of the law’s major requirements, including:
    • The CCPA’s applicability
    • Treatment of “personal information” under the CCPA
    • Consumer rights established by the CCPA
    • CCPA enforcement mechanisms
  • Where the CCPA overlaps with the GDPR—and where it does not
  • Strategies for compliance, such as:
    • Tips for creating buy-in around a compliance program
    • Preparing a DSARs approach
    • Responding to deletion requests and what data may be excluded from such requests
    • Updating privacy policies
    • Identifying service providers
    • Determining what usage of consumer data constitutes a “sale” under the CCPA


Watch the webinar below or, if you’ve already attended, feel free to share it with a friend or colleague.



Our Presenters

Finally, one last thank you to our presenters:

Eric Goldman, Professor, Santa Clara University School of Law



Eric Goldman is a well-known expert on technology, internet, and privacy law. A professor of law at the Santa Clara University School of Law, Goldman co-directs the law school’s High Tech Law Institute and supervises the school’s Privacy Law Certificate. A frequent commentator on the CCPA, Goldman also authors the Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Emily Yu, Privacy, Policy and Compliance Director, Roblox

As Privacy, Policy and Compliance Director at Roblox, Emily Yu is responsible for developing and maturing an evolving global privacy program and compliance framework for one of the world’s largest gaming platforms. She has previously handled privacy law compliance programs as lead privacy counsel at Seagate Technology and is incoming secretary for the intellectual property section and co-founder and co-chair of the privacy law working group of the California Lawyers Association.

Christian Auty, Counsel, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

Christian Auty is an experienced advisor in the areas of data privacy, data breaches and distributed ledger technology. As counsel at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, he advises clients on compliance with existing and anticipated data privacy regulations, including HIPAA and the GDPR, as well as state and federal regulations such as the CCPA.

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