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7.9.2004

New California Law Requires Websites to Post Privacy Policies

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Beginning July 1, 2004, all operators of commercial websites and providers of online services which collect personally identifiable information from California consumers must post a privacy policy. The new California Online Privacy Protection Act of 2003 (“OPPA”) applies to any person or company that operates a website, even if that company is not located in California. Thus, the law applies throughout the United States, and perhaps the world. View full article (PDF).