What is a Business under the CCPA?

What is a Business under the CCPA?

A “business” under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is specifically defined.

An organization is considered a business under the CCPA if it has the following traits:

  • It is a legal entity
  • It is for profit
  • It collects consumer’s personal information (PI)
  • It determines purpose and means of processing of PI
  • It does business in CA
  • It meets a $ or PI threshold: Annual Gross Revenue > $25M, or 50 % of annual revenue for selling PI,  or alone or in combination, receives PI of 50,000 or > consumers, households or devices.

CCPA § 1798.140 (c)

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