On March 29 and March 30, 2022, the California Privacy Protection Agency held via video conference two public pre-rulemaking informational sessions regarding the California Privacy Rights Act. The CPPA also recently announced additional meetings with stakeholders via teleconference beginning May 4, 2022.
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On March 10, 2022, in its first formal written opinion interpreting the California Consumer Privacy Act’s compliance obligations, the California Attorney General confirmed that the CCPA grants consumers the right to access inferences drawn from personal information collected about the consumer, even if such inferences are generated by the business (unless the business can demonstrate that a statutory exception to the CCPA applies).
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On February 18, 2022, California Assembly Member Evan Low introduced a pair of bills that would extend the duration of the current exemptions in the CCPA/CPRA for certain HR data and business-to-business customer representative personnel data from most of the law’s requirements.
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