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What is GDPR? What is CCPA-CPRA?

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)

The GDPR EU legal framework took full effect on May 25, 2018.

Its purpose is to unify the current data protection laws throughout the countries in the European Union and give more power to EU/EEA citizens to protect their personal information. With the hefty penalties from the European Commission, our GDPR module is how you can stay compliant with the latest regulations. Variations of the law name across other countries & languages: GDPR, DSGVO, RGPD.

CCPA (California Consumer Privacy Act) and CPRA (California Privacy Rights Act)

The CCPA law took full effect on January 1, 2020 and in addition to it, the CPRA was also enforced at the beginning of 2023. More details on the updates from the CPRA addition to this law, can be found in our blog-post "Navigating California's new Privacy Regulations: CCPA and CPRA explained" Although it has many of the same characteristics as the GDPR law, CCPA-CPRA is intended to enhance privacy rights and consumer protection for residents of California, United States. To learn more, check the questions "What are the similarities and the differences between GDPR and CCPA-CPRA?" and "What are the transparency requirements for GDPR, CCPA-CPRA, VCDPA, LGPD, PIPEDA & APPI?" in our help center.

*Keep in mind that our application does not provide full GDPR/CCPA compliance. You should also manually update your privacy policy and terms & conditions texts to be compliant with all requirements.

Don't have a Privacy Policy/Terms & Conditions page? Follow these instructions to see how you can create your store policies.

Updated on: 22/08/2023

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