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)