4 mins read — Feb 10, 2020

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and Rocket.Chat


by Rocket.Chat Team

California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and Rocket.Chat

Starting the first of January this year, many businesses serving customers in California follow CCPA - a new regulation in California - when they process their personal data. Are you looking for a communications platform that can be used with the CCPA? Or are you already using Rocket.Chat and looking for some details about the effects of CCPA? Look no further, we have some answers for you right here.

What is the CCPA?

In short, a comprehensive consumer privacy law in the United States, enacted in 2018 and put in force on the first day of 2020. It is in parts much alike the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe and aims to put consumers in control of their data. The search engine of your choice will likely produce millions of results on the CCPA as it has been widely debated over the last few months. Rather than providing you a recap, let’s dive right into Rocket.Chat.

How can you use Rocket.Chat to comply with CCPA?

Rocket.Chat comes with numerous capabilities that make it easy for you to follow the requirements of CCPA when using Rocket.Chat. Being open-source, Rocket.Chat generally comes in two ways of installation:

What is important for you under CCPA depends on the type of installation you want to use.

For all installations, including self-managed:

For our hosted offerings:

We hope this helped you with the implications of CCPA on your organization. As the next update of the CCPA called “CCPA 2.0” is already in planning, let us know which other features you would like to see upcoming.

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