§ 7063. Authorized Agents.

(a) When a consumer uses an authorized agent to submit a request to delete, request to correct, or a request to know, a business may require the authorized agent to provide proof that the consumer gave the agent signed permission to submit the request. The business may also require the consumer to do either of the following:

(1) Verify their own identity directly with the business.

(2) Directly confirm with the business that they provided the authorized agent permission to submit the request.

(b) Subsection (a) does not apply when a consumer has provided the authorized agent with power of attorney pursuant to Probate Code sections 4121 to 4130. A business shall not require power of attorney in order for a consumer to use an authorized agent to act on their behalf.

(c) An authorized agent shall implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices to protect the consumer’s information.

(d) An authorized agent shall not use a consumer’s personal information, or any information collected from or about the consumer, for any purposes other than to fulfill the consumer’s requests, verification, or fraud prevention.

Note: Authority cited: Section 1798.185, Civil Code. Reference: Sections 1798.100, 1798.105, 1798.106, 1798.110, 1798.115, 1798.130 and 1798.185, Civil Code.