Breach Based on Harm Threshold: YES
Deadline for Consumer Notice: No later than 60 days
Government Notification Required: YES, if >500 residents notified
Scope of this Summary
Form of Covered Info
Encryption Safe Harbor
Timing: Must be made without unreasonable delay, but no later than 60 days after determination that breach occurred.
Content: If a resident’s Social Security number was compromised, covered entity must offer one year of credit monitoring services to the resident free of cost and must also provide all information necessary to enroll in such services and information on how resident can place a credit freeze.
Method: By written notice, telephonic notice, or electronic notice if it is the primary method of communication with resident or if it is consistent with E-SIGN. Substitute notice is available if certain criteria are satisfied. Other notice methods may be available if only email account login credentials are compromised in breach.