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California's New Privacy Law: Five Steps to Compliance

Will Bucher (Associate, Debevoise & Plimpton)

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Topic: Business & Marketing

Format: Session

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

California's new privacy law, the CCPA, just went into effect, imposing a number of obligations on game companies concerning their data privacy practices. The good news is that for companies who already comply with Europe's data privacy law, the GDPR, there are five simple steps a game company can take to become compliant. Will Bucher will walk you through whether California's new law applies to your company, it may not, and if it does, what you need to do to shift your policies to comply with laws in Europe and in California.


Audience members will learn whether California's new privacy law, the CCPA, applies to their game company, and if so what steps they need to take to comply with both Europe's and California's privacy laws.

Intended Audience

The presentation will be most valuable to those involved in the data collection, analytics, or legal aspects of game design and publishing. The presentation does not require any background legal knowledge to be fully understood and utilized.