Wyoming Statute Annotated §§ 40-12-501 to 502
Look up W.S. 40-12-501 through 40-12-509
Effective Date: July 1, 2007
Definition of Personal Information: The first name or first initial and last name of a person in combination with one (1) or more of the following data elements when either the name or the data elements are not redacted:
(a) Social security number;
(b) Driver's license number or Wyoming identification card number;
(c) Account number, credit card number or debit card number in combination with any security code, access code, or password that would allow access to a financial account of the person;
(d) Tribal identification card; or
(e) Federal or state government issued identification card.
Summary: An individual or commercial entity that conducts business in Wyoming and that owns or licenses computerized data that includes personal identifying information about a resident of Wyoming shall, when it becomes aware of a breach of the security of the system, conduct in good faith a reasonable and prompt investigation to determine the likelihood that personal identifying information has been or will be misused. If the investigation determines that the misuse of personal identifying information about a Wyoming resident has occurred or is reasonably likely to occur, the individual or the commercial entity shall give notice as soon as possible to the affected Wyoming resident. Notice shall be made in the most expedient time possible and without unreasonable delay, consistent with the legitimate needs of law enforcement and consistent with any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and to restore the reasonable integrity of the computerized data system.
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