CCPA Timeline & Checklist
The California Consumer Privacy Act went into effect
January 1, 2020. Below you'll find key dates related to the law,
and a free checklist to help you cover your privacy bases.
June 28, 2018
CCPA signed into law
Passed by the California legislature and signed into law by the California Governor.
October 11, 2019
Legislature passes amendments and they are signed into law by the California Governor.
January 1, 2020
CCPA went into effect
California residents have certain rights over the data and companies are required to treat data in certain ways.
July 1, 2020
Attorney General begins enforcing the CCPA.
January 1, 2021
Business-to-business and employee information is now subject to the CCPA.
If your organization needs to comply with the CCPA
make sure you have the following solutions in place.
Assess what aspects of the law your organization is already complying with and what you have left to do.Free assessment
Map where and how personal information of California residents is collected, stored, transmitted, and sold.More Info
Ensure contracts with organizations and individuals with whom you share personal information contain CCPA required terms.More Info
Collect, track, and respond to requests from California residents to access or delete their personal information.More Info
Opt Out Requests
Collect and track the names of consumers who do not want your organization to sell their personal information.More Info
Policies and Procedure
Have policies and procedures in place for your organizations employees about CCPA requirements.More Info
Disclose all CCPA required terms online. The privacy notice must be accessible from your organization’s homepage.More Info
Inform your organization's employees about CCPA requirements or provide privacy training.More Info
This timeline is informational only. It may not be suited for every organization and is not legal advice.
To receive specific advice on how to comply with the CCPA, please consult an attorney.