201 CMR 17.01 - Purpose and Scope

Current through Register 1466, April 1, 2022

(1) Purpose. 201 CMR 17.00 implements the provisions of M.G.L. c. 93H relative to the standards to be met by persons who own or license personal information about a resident of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 201 CMR 17.00 establishes minimum standards to be met in connection with the safeguarding of personal information contained in both paper and electronic records. The objectives of 201 CMR 17.00 is to insure the security and confidentiality of customer information in a manner fully consistent with industry standards; protect against anticipated threats or hazards to the security or integrity of such information; and protect against unauthorized access to or use of such information that may result in substantial harm or inconvenience to any consumer.
(2) Scope. 201 CMR 17.00 applies to all persons that own or license personal information about a resident of the Commonwealth.


201 CMR 17.01

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