Frequently Asked Questions and Answers from Termly’s Legal Experts

What is considered personal information under the CCPA?

Any information that can directly or indirectly be linked to an individual or household in California is considered personal information under the CCPA. 

Examples of personal information include, but are not limited to:

  • Customer records information
  • Personal identifiers
  • Biometric information
  • Internet activities
  • Inferences that could be used to create a profile about consumer preferences and characteristics

Publicly available information is not considered personal information under the CCPA.

Related Questions

The CCPA grants consumers more control over their personal information.

The CCPA gives consumers new rights over their data, like the right to opt out of the sale of their personal information.

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