Frequently Asked Questions and Answers from Termly’s Legal Experts

Is an IP address personal information under CCPA?

Yes, an IP address is personal information under CCPA. IP addresses are classified as geolocation data, which is a category of personal information under CCPA, as this data can be used to identify an individual or household.

If you track users’ IP addresses, you must inform users of this in a privacy policy.

Related Questions

A CCPA privacy policy explains what, how, and why personal information is collected.

If you need to comply with the CCPA, use a CCPA privacy policy checklist to make sure your policy lists the correct categories of personal information your site collects.

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