LAST UPDATED March 16, 2022

What is the CCPA?

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the California Privacy Rights Act (which amends the CCPA) impose obligations on businesses that are subject to them, and give residents of California certain rights over personal information that a business collects about them.

Your rights under the CCPA

If you are a California resident, the CCPA and CPRA give you the right to:

Does Brave collect information subject to CCPA / CPRA?

Under our commitment to privacy, Brave does not buy, sell, or otherwise trade in personal information. Brave only collects personal information in limited circumstances when it is necessary to provide a service, not because it is desirable. When we do collect personal information we minimise what is needed. Some examples of when we do process personal information include when an individual:

You can find more information about the categories of personal information we collect and process about you, and why, under our main privacy policy for the Brave Browser. You can find other associated privacy statements under the Privacy Policy heading in the footer of the homepage.

How can I exercise my CCPA / CPRA rights with Brave?

To exercise your rights under the CCPA and CPRA, or to inquire about our privacy practices, please email Please consider that we do not buy or sell personal information, so there is nothing to opt-out of. When submitting a request it would be helpful to indicate the context in which you believe we are processing personal information about you—for example, that you subscribed to a premium rate service, contacted Brave support, or signed up for a Brave Creators account. This will help us handle your enquiry more quickly and efficiently.


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