16 CFR 314.1 - Purpose and scope.

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§ 314.1 Purpose and scope.

(a) Purpose. This part, which implements sections 501 and 505(b)(2) of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, sets forth standards for developing, implementing, and maintaining reasonable administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect the security, confidentiality, and integrity of customer information.

(b) Scope. This part applies to the handling of customer information by all financial institutions over which the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”) has jurisdiction. This part refers to such entities as “you.” This part applies to all customer information in your possession, regardless of whether such information pertains to individuals with whom you have a customer relationship, or pertains to the customers of other financial institutions that have provided such information to you.

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Title 16 published on 2015-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 16 CFR Part 314 after this date.

  • 2016-11-15; vol. 81 # 220 - Tuesday, November 15, 2016
    1. 81 FR 80011 - Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information
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      Request for public comment; reopening for public comments.
      The comment period for the request for public comment published in the Federal Register on September 7, 2016 (81 FR 61632), is reopened. Comments must be received on or before November 21, 2016.
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