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Comply with the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA)

Ensure CPRA compliance with a modern PrivacyOps platform powered by AI Automation

7 Essential Tips to Prepare for the CPRA

The CPRA amends and strengthens consumer data privacy rights by imposing additional privacy protection obligations on organizations. Experts at Securiti have 7 practical recommendations for you to start your CPRA compliance today.

The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) will take effect from January 1, 2023, and will apply to personal information collected on or after January 1, 2022. Enforcement of the CPRA will start six months later (July 1, 2023). The CPRA builds upon the CCPA, strengthening user privacy for California residents.

The solution

Securiti enables organizations to comply with the CPRA regulations through AI-driven PI data discovery, DSR automation, documented accountability, enhanced visibility into data processing activities, and AI-driven process automation.

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Securiti supports enterprises in their journey toward compliance with the CPRA through automation, enhanced data visibility, and identity linking.

See how our comprehensive PrivacyOps platform helps you comply with various sections of CPRA.


 

Assess CPRA readiness

CPRA Section 1798.185.(a)(15)(B)

Conduct automated, mandatory Risk Assessments to evaluate processing activities. Collaborate and track all internal assessments in one place. Share completed assessments quickly and securely with the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA)

Map data to discover sensitive personal information and catalog it

CPRA Section 1798.140(ae)

Automatically maintain a central repository for all data assets, data processing, and vendor records with continuous scanning. Initiate PIAs/DPIAs, and dynamically update them based on changes to your data. Automatically discover new sensitive personal data and dynamically update your data catalog.

Automate data classification & labeling

CPRA Section 1798.140(ae), CPRA Section 1798.100(e)

Automatically classify and label discovered SPI (e.g., Government IDs, medical, financial, biometric records, etc.) to determine and implement appropriate security controls. Label each category according to its sensitivity level automatically.

dsr portal

Automate data subject rights requests for a seamless customer experience

CPRA Section 1798.105, CPRA Section 1798.106, CPRA Section 1798.110, CPRA Section 1798.115, CPRA Section 1798.120, CPRA Section 1798.121, CPRA Section 1798.125, CPRA Section 1798.130

Create customized web forms and accept verified DSR requests. Automate the initiation of the objection, deletion, and restriction request fulfillment workflows. Share complete DSR reports easily and securely with data subjects. Maintain proof of compliance for regulatory audits.

Monitor and track consent

CPRA Section 1798.140(h), CPRA Section 1798.120(d), CPRA Section 1798.121(b), CPRA Section 1798.125(b)(3), CPRA Section 1798.135(c)(5)

Track consent revocation of data subjects to prevent the transfer or processing of data without their consent. Seamlessly demonstrate consent compliance to regulators and data subjects.

consent preference management

Enable Opt-out Mechanisms

CPRA Section 1798.120, CPRA Section 1798.121, CPRA Section 1798.135, CPRA Section 1798.185(a)(16), CPRA Section 1798.185(a)(19)(A)

Under California’s privacy laws, data subjects have the right to opt-out of the sale and disclosure of their sensitive personal information. Conveniently track and honor these requests using the Universal Consent solution.

Continuous monitoring and tracking

CPRA Governance

Track risks by continuously scanning and monitoring data against non-compliance to subject rights, security controls, or data residency.

personal data monitoring tracking
personal information data linking

Automate People Data Graph

CPRA Governance

Discover personal information stored across all your internal and external systems within the organization and link them back to a unique data subject. Also, visualize personal data sprawl and identify compliance risks.

Manage vendor risk

CPRA Section 1798.100(d), CPRA Section 1798.105(c)

Keep track of privacy and security readiness for all your service providers from a single interface. Collaborate instantly with vendors, automate data requests and deletions and manage all vendor contracts and compliance documents.

manage vendor risk

Privacy Policy & Notice Management

CPRA Section 1798.130(a)(5)

The solution helps automate the privacy policy & notice management process for easy updates for your customers and employees, in compliance with CPRA. For example, your organization can publish privacy notices on its website or internal portal in minutes using pre-built templates. They can also dynamically update their disclosures with changes detected from automatic data discovery and website scanning to ensure data subjects have access to the most up-to-date information.

Quick facts about CPRA

1

The CPRA will take effect from January 1, 2023,

2

The CPRA was voted in by ballot and cannot be amended by the California Legislature to weaken its provisions;

3

CCPA obligations still apply to businesses in California till the CPRA amendments come into effect.

4

The CPRA mandates the creation of the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) for enforcement and interpretation of the law,

5

CPRA requires organizations to maintain auditable records of data assets, data processing activities, and data sharing activities with vendors.

6

Organizations are required to update and comply with new just-in-time notification requirements under CPRA.

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