Law: Chapter 603A of the Nevada Revised Statutes ('NRS') on Security and Privacy of Personal Information
Regulator: The Nevada Attorney General
Summary: In 2017, Senate Bill 538 for an Act Relating to Internet Privacy was passed before being further amended in 2019 by Senate Bill 220 for an Act Relating to Internet Privacy, the provisions of which took effect on 1 October 2019. These bills amended Chapter 603A of the NRS. The provisions of Chapter 603A of the NRS prohibit an operator of an internet website or online service that collects certain information from consumers from making any sale of such information, unless, directed by consumers. In addition, operators are required to establish a designated request address through which a consumer may submit such a request. Furthermore, notification of data breaches to consumers is required under Section 603A.220 of the NRS. Operators in Nevada must also include certain disclosures in their privacy policies regarding the information they collect. Finally, businesses must take measures to ensure the destruction of information when it is no longer needed.
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