The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that took effect last May and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) that becomes effective January 1, 2020, create a whole set of new obligations for legal departments, compliance professionals and internal investigators.

Given their comprehensive and broad reaches, these privacy laws have significant impact on how companies and government organizations manage digital information when dealing with information from citizens and consumers.

Companies that are already prepared for GDPR, will have an advantage in addressing CCPA, but the CCPA is not just an American version of the GDPR. This short “cheat sheet” compares the main aspects of the two regulations.

datasheet GDPR vs CCPA

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