15 U.S. Code § 6801 - Protection of nonpublic personal information
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(a) Privacy obligation policy
It is the policy of the Congress that each financial institution has an affirmative and continuing obligation to respect the privacy of its customers and to protect the security and confidentiality of those customers’ nonpublic personal information.
(b) Financial institutions safeguards
In furtherance of the policy in subsection (a) of this section, each agency or authority described in section 6805 (a) of this title, other than the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, shall establish appropriate standards for the financial institutions subject to their jurisdiction relating to administrative, technical, and physical safeguards—
(2) to protect against any anticipated threats or hazards to the security or integrity of such records; and
Source(Pub. L. 106–102, title V, § 501,Nov. 12, 1999, 113 Stat. 1436; Pub. L. 111–203, title X, § 1093(1),July 21, 2010, 124 Stat. 2095.)
2010—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 111–203inserted “, other than the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection,” after “section 6805 (a) of this title” in introductory provisions.
Effective Date of 2010 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 111–203effective on the designated transfer date, see section 1100H ofPub. L. 111–203, set out as a note under section 552a of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
Pub. L. 106–102, title V, § 510,Nov. 12, 1999, 113 Stat. 1445, provided that: “This subtitle [subtitle A (§§ 501–510) of title V of Pub. L. 106–102, enacting this subchapter and amending section 1681s of this title] shall take effect 6 months after the date on which rules are required to be prescribed under section 504 (a)(3) [15 U.S.C. 6804 (a)(3)], except—
“(1) to the extent that a later date is specified in the rules prescribed under section 504; and