California is the first
state to have an agency dedicated to promoting and protecting
the privacy rights of consumers. Created by legislation
enacted in 2000, the Office of Privacy Protection opened
The California Office of Privacy
|Assists individuals with identity
theft and other privacy-related concerns.
|Provides consumer education and
information on privacy issues.
|Coordinates with local, state and
federal law enforcement on identity theft investigations.
|Recommends policies and practices
that protect individual privacy rights.