Definitions[edit | edit source]
Banking[edit | edit source]
Sensitive personal information is defined by the federal banking regulators as:
|“||a customer’s name, address, or telephone number, in conjunction with the customer’s social security number, driver’s license number, account number, credit or debit card number, or a personal identification number or password that would permit access to the customer’s account.||”|
General[edit | edit source]
Sensitive personal information is
|“||(1) personal information that reveals (A) a consumer's social security, driver's license, state identification card, or passport number; (B) a consumer's account log-in, financial account, debit card, or credit card number in combination with any required security or access code, password, or credentials allowing access to an account; (C) a consumer's precise geolocation; (D) a consumer's racial or ethnic origin, religious or philosophical beliefs, or union membership; (E) the contents of a consumer's mail, email and text messages, unless the business is the intended recipient of the communication; (F) a consumer's genetic data; and
- Sensitive personal information generally includes an individual's name, address, or telephone number, in conjunction with the individual's Social Security number, driver's license number, account number, credit or debit card number, or a personal identification number or password.
- Sensitive personal information also includes any combination of components of customer information that would allow someone to log onto or access the customer’s account, such as user name and password or password and account number.
References[edit | edit source]
- Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.140(ae).
- Federal Information Security and Data Breach Notification Laws, at 2 n.10.
See also[edit | edit source]
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