Doesn’t CCPA only apply to California? Legally Yes, but No – 2021

Employers and the CCPA

In theory, yes. It’s a state law that applies to companies that do business within California. But since the data privacy law covers out-of-state merchants who sell to Californians—or even display a website in the state—the reality is that most companies will comply will the CCPA rather than create separate systems. There are also societal trends in favor of increased privacy.