§ 14-3501. Definitions
West's Annotated Code of MarylandCommercial LawEffective: January 1, 2018
Effective: January 1, 2018
MD Code, Commercial Law, § 14-3501
§ 14-3501. Definitions
6. Biometric data of an individual generated by automatic measurements of an individual's biological characteristics such as a fingerprint, voice print, genetic print, retina or iris image, or other unique biological characteristic, that can be used to uniquely authenticate the individual's identity when the individual accesses a system or account; or
Added by Acts 2007, c. 531, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2008; Acts 2007, c. 532, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2008. Amended by Acts 2017, c. 518, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2018.
HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
Acts 2017, c. 518, § 1, rewrote (c); inserted a new (d); redesignated former (d) and (e) as (e) and (f); and rewrote the new (e). Prior to revision, (c) and (d) read:
“(c) ‘Encrypted’ means the transformation of data through the use of an algorithmic process into a form in which there is a low probability of assigning meaning without use of a confidential process or key.
“(d)(1) ‘Personal information’ means an individual's first name or first initial and last name in combination with any one or more of the following data elements, when the name or the data elements are not encrypted, redacted, or otherwise protected by another method that renders the information unreadable or unusable:
“(i) A Social Security number;
“(ii) A driver's license number;
“(iii) A financial account number, including a credit card number or debit card number, that in combination with any required security code, access code, or password, would permit access to an individual's financial account; or
“(iv) An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number.
“(2) ‘Personal information’ does not include:
“(i) Publicly available information that is lawfully made available to the general public from federal, State, or local government records;
“(ii) Information that an individual has consented to have publicly disseminated or listed; or
“(iii) Information that is disseminated or listed in accordance with the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.”
Pub.L. 104-191, Aug. 21, 1996, 110 Stat. 1936.
MD Code, Commercial Law, § 14-3501, MD COML § 14-3501
Current through legislation effective July 1, 2020, from the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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