The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, or CCPA for short, is a state law that took effect on January 1, 2020, intended to enhance consumer protection and privacy rights for residents of California. In the United States, the CCPA is one of the first data privacy laws in that require similar practices as the GDPR in Europe.
The CCPA applies to for-profit businesses that do business in California and meet any of the following:
The CCPA defines “Personal information” as “information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household.”
Failure to comply with CCPA regulations can lead to civil penalties up to $7,500 per violation. Fines are calculated on a per user basis, meaning that a violation of a thousand users’ rights under CCPA would see that fine multiplied by a thousand.
We at Manatal are committed to deliver the tools required by today’s talent acquisition professionals--not solely to hire top talents, but also to support compliance throughout every region.
As personal data privacy, yours as well as that of your candidates, is of the utmost importance to us, our platform was designed to simplify and ease compliance to CCPA regulations. To that end, we’ve included features that help Manatal users meet the specific requirements set by the CCPA.
Our goal is to provide you with the tools necessary to adhere to data privacy laws and regulations, and remain informed of the various rights accorded to yourself and your candidates as you recruit.
Under the CCPA, California residents’ rights must include the right to:
To help you remain compliant on those four requirements, Manatal includes a number of features: