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Can I skip having a privacy policy that complies with California law?

No, a company cannot skip having a privacy policy that complies with California law. The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) requires businesses to make available to consumers two or more designated methods for submitting requests for information required to be disclosed pursuant to Sections 1798.110 and 1798.115, or requests for deletion or correction pursuant to Sections 1798.105 and 1798.106, respectively, including, at a minimum, a toll-free telephone number. Additionally, the business must disclose and deliver the required information to a consumer free of charge, correct inaccurate personal information, or delete a consumer’s personal information, based on the consumer’s request, within 45 days of receiving a verifiable consumer request from the consumer [2.2].Furthermore, Section 22576 of the Bpc Code CACL 22576 states that an operator of a commercial website or online service that collects personally identifiable information through the website or online service from individual consumers who use or visit the commercial website or online service and who reside in California shall be in violation of this section if the operator fails to comply with the provisions of Section 22575 or with the provisions of its posted privacy policy in either of the following ways: (a) Knowingly and willfully. (b) Negligently and materially [1.1].The California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA) is responsible for implementing and enforcing the CCPA [2.1]. The agency is vested with full administrative power, authority, and jurisdiction to implement and enforce the CCPA. The agency shall perform the following functions: (a) Administer, implement, and enforce through administrative actions this title. (b) On and after the later of July 1, 2021, or within six months of the agency providing the Attorney General with notice that it is prepared to assume rulemaking responsibilities under this title, adopt, amend, and rescind regulations pursuant to Section 1798.185 to carry out the purposes and provisions of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, including regulations specifying recordkeeping requirements for businesses to ensure compliance with this title [2.1].In summary, a company must have a privacy policy that complies with California law, and failure to comply with the provisions of the law can result in a violation. The CPPA is responsible for implementing and enforcing the CCPA [2.1].