2020 2022 if your website has:
- An online form
- Uses Google Analytics tracking
- Runs Facebook, Google or other social media ads
The law in California
For those of you in California, the California Online Protection Act went into effect this month. The law is targeting big businesses in the state. “Businesses will be required to comply with the new regulations if they have an annual gross revenue in excess of $25m, derive 50% or more of their annual revenue from selling consumers’ personal information, or annually buy, receive, sell, or share the personal information of more than 50,000 consumers, households, or devices for commercial purposes.” – California’s groundbreaking privacy law takes effect in January. What does it do? – The Guardian
As California goes, so goes the nation. It’s just a matter of time before more states pass similar laws.
Here is a list of them for your review:
Many of these also offer paid-for versions with more features. If you ask for medical information, you will want to consider these (or talk to an attorney).