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Businesses Across the Board Scramble to Comply With California Data-Privacy Law

Sep 08, 2019

Many retailers, restaurants and other nontech companies will be required to give Californians their personal information on request.

For Gap Inc., January 2020 will bring a lot more than just after-Christmas sales.

Starting next year, all California residents will have the right to ask retailers, restaurants, airlines, banks and many other companies to provide them with any personal information they may have, including individual contact information, purchases and loyalty-program history. Consumers also can ask that businesses delete their information, or opt out of letting it be sold.

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