The CCPA, which went into effect on January 1, 2020, gives California residents certain rights with regard to their personal information. Among other things, it allows California residents to:
Know what personal information is being collected about them.
Know whether their personal information is sold or disclosed and to whom.
Opt-out of the sale of their personal information.
Request that their personal information be deleted.
The CPRA, which was approved by California voters in November 2020 and went into effect on January 1, 2023, strengthens and expands upon the CCPA. It adds additional rights, such as the right to correct inaccurate personal information, and creates a new enforcement agency, the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA).
Overall, California residents have the right to know what personal information is being collected about them, the right to control how that information is used and shared, and the right to request that their information be deleted or corrected if it is inaccurate.