The CCPA provides privacy rights to quote unquote “consumers,” meaning any resident of California. While businesses may deny CCPA rights to residents of other states, as of March 2020, a Nevada privacy statute provides an opt-out right similar to the CCPA, and about a dozen other states are considering comprehensive privacy bills. See the F.A.Q. at www.CCPAFreeTraining.com for an updated list state privacy laws before deciding which of your consumers are entitled to privacy rights.
Now that we know who CCPA rights apply to, let’s examine what personal information about them is in scope for CCPA.