Davis Wright Tremaine’s Privacy & Security practice group maintains this summary of the 47 state data breach notification statutes. Copies of the state statutes are available through the National Conference of State Legislatures website
. The summary should help answer questions about state data breach notification requirements but it is not intended to provide legal advice, which can only be given in response to inquiries regarding particular situations.
If you have questions about data breach notification requirements, please contact one of the members of our Privacy & Security group who counsels businesses and individuals about such requirements, including Christin McMeley
, Adam Greene
, Tom Burke
, and Bob Scott
. If you have questions or comments about this summary, please contact Christin McMeley
*Alabama, New Mexico, and South Dakota have not enacted security breach notification statutes.