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With the coming of the digital age, privacy is now a thing of the past. After all, everything we do is online, our credit card numbers, personal information and so much more are shared over the internet a lot of times in a month. And we do this without ever giving it a second thought. If you think that companies don’t have much information on you then you would be shocked to know just how much they know about you.
The residents of California now have more fortified data privacy because of the California consumer privacy act. This act gives the consumers the right to know what information the company has saved n then and can even prevent that information from being collected. This privacy act gives you the right to sue companies for breaching or forwarding your personal information without your consent and knowledge.
Many people cannot understand the language of these high maintenance rights, but let’s simplify them so you can understand and use them better in your favor. The CCPA gives the rights as consumers listed below:
The CCPA provides you with a higher level of security and protection for the information that you value online.
Well now that you know your rights, do you know what kind of personal information of yours is protected but our law? Here is a list of types of personal information that CCPA protects:
Interaction history of websites visited applications and advertisements.
So essentially everything about you that seems vulnerable is protected. About you and your presence online is covered in this privacy act that could be used to identify you.
The important things for you to know about!
Many people often don’t know their rights and how to exercise them accurately. It could be beneficial for you to know these things you never know when they can become of some use to you. The most important thing is how you can use the CCPA act to retrieve or delete your information from a company.
Click the link given here below to request your copy of data or have it deleted at AutozCare
In case you want a company to stop selling your information, you need to put in a request separately. May companies earn most of their income by the sale of user information, hence stronger barriers are used for you to opt-out. That is why always read up on what the policies state.
It is recommended that a user use a written request to opt-out and have their signature notarized and be sent through certified mail to the company’s headquarters.
Note: to opt-out, you must be browsing from the state of California.
The attorney general of California can fine you up to $7500 per record violation if it is not corrected within 30 days of committing the violation.
The CCPA also allows you to sue a company for money damages if your sensitive information is uncovered. But before you do that you need to give the company a one-month notice of your intent to sue them before filing for a lawsuit. If the company replies to you within 30 days stating that your breach of privacy act has been rectified then you cannot sue. In case they do not you are free to move forward in suing the company.