California Consumer Privacy Act
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California Consumer Privacy Act

CCPA: Simplifying Compliance
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Last updated 4/2019
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Basic understanding of California's Consumer Privacy Act
  • How does it work? who does it apply to?
  • An interest understanding the California's Consumer Privacy Act

In June of 2018, California enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Since then there has been a lot of confusion regarding the application of the CCPA. The goal for this course is to remove the mystery behind the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and explain the law in a simplified fashion. CCPA has been hailed the U.S. version of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), this course draws some parallels and provides some background on the events leading up to the enactment of the CCPA. Additionally, in this course we will walk through building a CCPA compliance program. This course can be taken by anyone with any level of privacy knowledge or experience.

Who this course is for:
  • Business Owners, Compliance Professionals
  • Privacy Professionals
  • CIPP/US Exam
  • Interested in learning about GDPR
Course content
Expand all 31 lectures 01:06:31
+ Agenda
1 lecture 00:55

A listing of the subjects / topics that are discussed in this course.

Preview 00:55
+ Definitions
3 lectures 09:14

A basic definition of privacy to provide the foundation of the course.

Preview 01:08

Terms that are key to understanding CCPA.

Preview 05:59

Technical definition of website cookies and how they work.

Defining Cookies
+ Privacy Timeline and Background
3 lectures 10:32

Privacy timeline of the events leading up to the passage of the CCPA.


Fair Information Privacy Principles (FIPP) are the basis of major privacy law today. This section lists and defines each principle.

Fair Information Privacy Principles

Background information on how CCPA was lobbied, drafted and enacted.

Background on CCPA
+ Goals and Objectives of the CCPA
2 lectures 03:52

This section goes over the intent behind the CCPA and explains the question as to why it was enacted.

Objectives of the CCPA (Target)

This section lists the three major purposes or objectives of the CCPA.

CCPA Principles : 3 Purposes of the Law
+ Scope of the CCPA
2 lectures 07:17

This section goes over types and categories businesses that are required comply with the CCPA.

Businesses that are regulated under the CCPA

This section discusses which businesses are excluded from compliance with the CCPA.

+ Consumer Rights
8 lectures 13:41

In this section the consumer rights provided in the CCPA are listed.

Preview 00:49

Consumers have the right to Notice regarding the personal information being collected and its purpose.


Consumers have the right to access their personal information.


Consumers have the right to receive their personal information in a user friendly and accessible format.


Consumers have the right to know if their personal information is being sold and to control the sale of their personal information.


Consumers have the right to delete their personal information in certain instances. This is also notably called the right to be forgotten under the GDPR, where this right was first seen.


The requirements regarding the personal information of minors (children).

Children's Privacy

Consumers have the right to equal price and services. Businesses may also provide incentive pricing.

Equal Service & Incentive Pricing
+ Building a Compliance Program
6 lectures 10:29

Introduction to this section on compliance.


Factors a business should consider when building a compliance program.

Factors to consider when building a CCPA compliance Program

Metrics that can be used to assess your business' current compliance maturity level.

Assessing current compliance maturity level

Steps to take when designing a compliance program.

Designing a compliance program

How to execute and implement a compliance program.

Executing a compliance program

How to draft a CCPA Privacy Notice.

Privacy Notices
+ Important Dates and Fines
2 lectures 03:51

Important CCPA compliance dates.

Important Dates

Penalties for non-compliance with the CCPA.

+ Conclusion
3 lectures 04:23

How CCPA has impacted legislation all over the United States.

Impact CCPA has on other legislation (Laws)

Some final tips on building a CCPA compliance program.

Final compliance tips

A brief overview of the topics discussed in this lesson and a little about the instructor.


A few questions to test the student's knowledge of the CCPA.

CCPA Questions
4 questions