Laws

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State
  • California Civil Code Section 1798.29
    California Law about Notification in Instances of Security Breaches-effective July 1, 2003
  • California Civil Code Section 1798.85
    California Law Restricting Display of Social Security Numbers
  • California State Constitution
    Article 1 Declaration of Rights, Section 1: “All people are by nature free and independent and have inalienable rights.  Among these are enjoying and defending life and liberty, acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining safety, happiness and privacy.”
  • California Information Practices Act of 1977 (Civil Code §§1798-1798.28)
    Statute defines the limits established to protect the privacy of individuals in the maintenance and dissemination of personal information.
  • California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Factsheet
    The CCPA took effect January 1, 2020, but implementing regulations are not expected to be issued until the summer of 2020.  The CCPA applies to for-profit businesses in California of a certain size.  Although the CCPA does not apply to the non-profit programs and activities of the University of California, a few resources are provided here for UC Davis community members to help you better understand your rights under this law when interacting with for-profit business entities or activities subject to the CCPA.
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