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Nevada Data Breach Statute

 

Nev. Rev. Stat. §§ 603A.010-.100, 603A.220, 603A.900--.920

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Quick Facts

Breach Based on
Harm Threshold

Deadline for
Consumer Notice

Government
Notification Required

NO

Most expedient time possible and
without unreasonable delay

NO

 

More Details

Scope of this Summary Notification requirements applicable to businesses that own, license or maintain covered info. Some types of businesses may be exempt from some or all of these requirements and non-commercial entities may be subject to different requirements.
Covered Info First name or first initial and last name, plus: Social Security number (if not redacted); driver's license, driver authorization card or identification card number (if not redacted); account, credit card or debit card number in combination with any required security or access code or password that would permit access to an individual’s financial account; medical or health insurance identification number; or a username, unique identifier or email address in combination with a password, access code or security question and answer that would permit access to an online account.
Form of Covered Info Electronic Only
Encryption Safe Harbor Statute does not apply to information that is encrypted.
Breach Defined Unauthorized acquisition that materially compromises the security, confidentiality or integrity of the covered info, excluding certain good-faith acquisitions by employees or agents.
Consumer Notice Timing: Must be made in the most expedient time possible and without unreasonable delay, consistent with any measures to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the system.

Method: By written notice or electronic notice if consistent with E-SIGN. Substitute notice is available if certain criteria are satisfied.
Delayed Notice Notification may be delayed if law enforcement determines notice may impede a criminal investigation.
Consumer Agency Notice If more than 1,000 residents are notified, must notify all nationwide CRAs without unreasonable delay of timing and content of the consumer notice.
Third-Party Notice If you maintain covered info on behalf of another entity, you must notify them immediately following discovery of a breach.
Potential Penalties Violations may result in civil or criminal penalties.

 

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This summary is for informational purposes only. It provides general information and not legal advice or opinions regarding specific facts. Additional requirements or conditions may apply to any or all provisions referenced herein. For more information about the state data breach notification laws or other data security matters, please seek the advice of counsel.

Last revised on March 26, 2018