Additional California Privacy Disclosures

Last Updated/Reviewed: November 13, 2019           

These Additional California Privacy Disclosures supplement the information contained in the CDW Privacy Notice. These Disclosures apply solely to our processing of personal information of individual residents of the State of California within the scope of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA). 

Unless otherwise expressly stated, all terms defined in the Privacy Notice retain the same meaning in these Disclosures and all other terms defined in the CCPA and not otherwise defined in these Disclosures have the same meaning when used in these Disclosures. Please see section below for further details. 

Additional Notice

CDW Privacy Notice 

At CDW, we understand that your privacy is an important part of the trust you place in us. This Notice explains how we collect, use, disclose, and otherwise process personal information in connection with our services. 



Additional Notice

European Economic Area Privacy Disclosures

These Additional European Economic Area (EEA) Privacy Disclosures supplement the information contained in the CDW Privacy Notice. These Disclosures apply only to our processing of your personal data where you are based in the EEA or Switzerland.


Additional Notice

CDW Cookie Notice 

This Cookie Notice supplements the information contained in our Privacy Notice  by explaining how we and our business partners and services providers use cookies and related technologies in the course of managing and providing our online services and our communications to you. It explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them.

Personal Information Disclosures

When we use the term “personal information” in these Disclosures, we mean information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular consumer or household. 

Collection, Disclosure and Sale of Personal Information

Collection, Disclosure and Sale of Personal Information

In the last 12 months, we have not sold personal information about you, but we have collected and disclosed for a business purpose the following categories of personal information:

No Personal Information Sold

The categories of personal Information below are 
collected and disclosed for business purposes:

  • Identifiers such as name, account ID, customer ID, social media handle and username/password.
  • California Customer Records (Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.80(e)), such as mailing address, phone number, and payment information.

Protected Classification Characteristics

  • Commercial Information, such as order details, order/product preferences, and credit information.

Biometric Information

  • Internet/Network Information, such as log file data (e.g., IP address, browser type, clickstream data) and cookies and related technical data (e.g., your usage and activity on our online services) 
  • Geolocation Data, such as your general geographic location based on your IP address or more precise location when accessing our online services through a mobile device.
  • Sensory Information, such as voice recordings from calls.
  • Profession/Employment Information, such as your job title, department, employer or business, and, if you perform work on our behalf, information obtained from your resume and your drug or background check (if any).

 Non-Public Education Information (20 U.S.C. § 1232g, 34 C.F.R. Part 99)    

  • Other Personal Information, such as your attendance at an event, your responses to survey questions about your business and your satisfaction with CDW, your statements and submissions for entry in a contest, social media account information in accordance with your settings on the social media site, user-generated content (to the extent that it is personal information) and the contents of your email, text or chat with us.
  • Inferences, such as order/product preferences and likelihood to purchase.   

In addition, we do permit third parties to collect certain personal information directly from you when you visit or interact with our websites and other online services. Please visit the Cookies, Related Technologies & Online Ads section of our Privacy Notice for more information about how third parties use cookies and related technologies to collect information automatically on our online services, and any choice you may have in relation to this collection. 

Your Privacy Rights

As a California resident, you may be able to exercise the following rights in relation to the personal information about you that we have collected (subject to certain limitations at law):


The right to access and obtain a copy of the personal information we have collected about you in the last 12 months. 


The right to be free from discrimination for exercising any of the rights described above.    


The right to request the deletion or erasure of personal information we have collected about you.    


The right to request the following information relating to the personal information we have collected about you in the last 12 months:

  • The categories and specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you;
  • The categories of sources of the personal information;
  • The purposes for collecting the personal information;
  • The categories of third parties with whom we share the personal information; and
  • The categories of personal information we have disclosed for a business purpose 

If you have an established customer relationship with us for personal, family, or household purposes, you may also have the right under California’s “Shine the Light” law to request:

  • A list of the categories of certain personal information that we have disclosed to third parties during the immediately preceding calendar year for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes; and
  • The names and addresses of all such third parties.    

The right to non-discrimination does not prohibit us from offering you certain financial incentives that may result in different prices, rates or quality levels of products or services. In addition, please note that if the exercise of the rights described above limits our ability to process personal information (such as in the case of a deletion request), we may not be able to provide access to certain of our products and services to individuals who exercise these rights, or to otherwise engage with such individuals going forward.

Submitting Requests

To submit a request, please contact us as set forth in the How to Contact Us  section below, by calling 877.604.4353, or filling out our Rights Request Form.  We will need to verify your identity before processing your request, which may require us to obtain additional personal information from you. In certain circumstances, we may decline a request to exercise the rights described above.

Changes to These Disclosures

We may update these Disclosures from time to time. When we make changes to these Disclosures, we will change the date at the beginning of these Disclosures to include the "Last Updated" date. If we make material changes to these Disclosures, we will notify you by email to your registered email address, by prominent posting on our services, or through other appropriate communication channels. All changes shall be effective from the date of publication unless otherwise provided in the notification.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or requests in connection with this Notice or other privacy-related matters, please send an email to

Alternatively, inquiries may be addressed to:

Global Compliance & Ethics
75 Tri-State International
Lincolnshire, IL 60069