Maine Revised Statutes

§542. Notice of information practices

Each public entity that has a publicly accessible site on the Internet associated with it shall develop a policy regarding its practices relating to personal information and shall post notice of those practices on its publicly accessible site on the Internet. The policy must include: [2001, c. 321, Pt. B, §1 (NEW).]

1. Information collected.  A description of the personal information collected on the publicly accessible site on the Internet;
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2. Use and disclosure of information.  A summary of how the personal information is used by the public entity and the circumstances under which it may be disclosed to others;
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3. Choice.  The extent to which the user has a choice of whether to provide personal information via the publicly accessible site on the Internet and the consequences of refusing to give that information;
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4. Procedures for access and correction.  The procedures, if any, by which the user may request access to that user's personal information and request correction of that information; and
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5. Security.  The steps taken to protect personal information from misuse or unauthorized access.
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SECTION HISTORY
2001, c. 321, §B1 (NEW).

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