In 2018, the state of California, the United States has passed a law that provides California residents with the right to be informed on how their data is collected and distributed by organizations and businesses. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will come into force on January 1, 2020, meaning that all merchants whose online business covers the California region should comply with the new requirements. The regulations are related to collecting, managing, and disclosing the personal information of website visitors who come from California.
- Configuration of privacy settings targeted at California residents;
- Cookie usage control;
- Customer access to the collected info;
- Ability to reject the usage of personal data by a customer;
- Option to download personal customer information;
- Anonymization of customer data;
- Ability to send requests for removing customer details.
The Amasty California Consumer Privacy Act Magento 2 extension provides online merchants with a complete set of tools to make their stores compliant with the new regulations. By installing the Magento 2 module, you will ensure customers in the safe processing of their personal data and avoid penalties for violating the legislation.
The CCPA Magento 2 extension enables website visitors to control cookie usage. When landed on your website, a customer can see a list of cookies categories used by the store and decide which types of cookies he or she will accept. Besides, online shoppers get an ability to decline the usage of collected personal details. By allowing customers to take control of their data selling for marketing purposes, you will operate your online business in line with the CCPA regulations. The relevant option is added to the cookies policy and only requires a user to click the appropriate button in the cookie settings.
To ensure your store visitors in transparent handling of their personal data, you can allow customers to view which information about them is being collected. Also, the Magento 2 CCPA module allows informing customers how their details are processed and whether they are sold to third parties.
Moreover, you can enable the option that will let customers download their data collected by your store for the 12-month period. The download of private account information will be possible only with a unique password kept by a customer, so you can ensure your clients of safe access to their data. As a store admin, you can view and manage all download requests in the Magento backend.
Furthermore, the California Consumer Privacy Act Magento 2 extension allows anonymizing customer data by converting it into a sequence of random symbols. Besides, the module grants users a right to delete their personal info. Customers can ask store managers to remove their account data. After processing the request, user data can be deleted permanently.
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