Amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018

26 September 2018
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Key takeaways:
  • California has amended the California Consumer Privacy Act, which was passed in June 2018, to provide broader exemptions for both certain entities and specific information.
  • The exemptions apply to “covered entities” governed by HIPAA’s privacy, security and breach notification rules and “providers of health care” governed by California’s Confidentiality of Medical Information Act.
  • The amendments also provide exemptions for certain information, including specified health and medical information and personal financial information.