San Francisco Partner Elizabeth Tosaris authored an article for the Daily Journal focusing on the exemptions to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) that are of particular interest to the insurance industry. The article discusses existing state and federal laws and regulations that govern data collection and privacy and are the basis for many CCPA exemptions. These laws include the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, California Financial Privacy Act and others.
“Insurers will need to analyze all the ways and reasons that they collect personal information about California residents to determine whether that information is subject to the CCPA in the first place, and, if so, whether an exemption will apply,” she writes.
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