California has essentially the most complete privacy legislation within the United States. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) went into impact on January 1, 2020, and regulates any “business” that does enterprise in California. The CCPA supplies customers in California with better management over data that firms gather about them. Moreover, part 1798.150(a)(1) of the CCPA supplies a personal proper of motion to “[a]ny consumer whose nonencrypted and nonredacted personal information…is subject to an unauthorized access and exfiltration, theft, or disclosure” on account of a enterprise failing to fulfill “the duty to implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices.” Damages obtainable for a personal proper of motion below part 1798.150(a) (1) embrace a statutory quantity between $100 and $750 “per consumer per incident or actual damages, whichever is greater,” in addition to injunctive or declaratory aid and “any other relief the court deems proper.”
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