Laws and Regulations
Reducing Risk For The Life Cycle of Your Information
Requirements for data protection and associated privacy regulations are increasing around the world. Privacy and the importance of protecting personal data has become one of the pivotal issues of our time. It not only affects legislators and technology innovators but has become relevant to every business and household. Below are some links which are offered as a resource, so you may stay current on the latest laws and regulations.
Crown Information Managements’s Information Destruction service capabilities will assure that you comply with the law. Crown Information Management’s services will help assist you in your compliance goals, for the many laws that govern our businesses & organizations. The protection of both personally identifiable information(PII) and Personal Health Information(PHI) is at the forefront of today’s federal and state laws.
Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) – A federal law that sets out rules for sharing personal medical information and protecting it from unauthorized uses. It applies to information collected in hospitals, doctors’ offices, and other places that provide health care as well as to the businesses that help providers manage and store the data.
Fair and Accurate Credit Transaction Act of 2005 (FACTA) – The Disposal Rule, effective June 1, 2005 is a federal law designed to minimize the risk of identity theft and consumer fraud by enforcing the proper destruction of consumer information.
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) – This regulation is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education. Educational records are directly related to the student and are either maintained by the school or by a party or organization acting on behalf of the school.
Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLBA) – This regulation is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education. Educational records are directly related to the student and are either maintained by the school or by a party or organization acting on behalf of the school.
Florida Information Protection Act of 2014 – An act relating to security of confidential personal information relating to a breach of security concerning confidential personal information in third-party possession requiring specified entities to take reasonable measures to protect and secure data containing personal information in electronic form; requiring specified entities to notify the Department of Legal Affairs of data security breaches; requiring notice to individuals of data security breaches under certain circumstances; providing exceptions to notice requirements under certain circumstances; specifying contents and methods of notice; requiring notice to credit reporting agencies under certain circumstances; requiring the department to report annually to the Legislature; specifying report requirements; providing requirements for disposal of customer records; providing for enforcement actions by the department; providing civil penalties; specifying that no private cause of action is created.