New Maryland Law effective January 1, 2008: Click Here
Addresses destruction of personal information by Maryland businesses and their contracted third parties.
Requires businesses, when destroying a customer’s records that contain certain personal information of the customer to take certain steps to protect against unauthorized access to or use of the personal information under certain circumstances; note: personal information is defined as: SS#, Drivers License #, Financial Account # – including Credit Card #, Individual Taxpayer ID #.
requiring certain business that owns or licenses certain personal information of an individual residing in the State to implement and maintain certain security procedures and practices under certain circumstances;
requiring certain businesses that own license, or maintain computerized data that includes certain personal information of an individual residing in the State to conduct a certain investigation and notify of preach of the security of a system under certain circumstances.
View the Bill: Consumer Protection – Personal Information Protection