Maine Revised Statutes

§945-J. Confidential records

The records and proceedings of the center are public for the purposes of Title 1, chapter 13, except as otherwise provided in this section. [2009, c. 567, §2 (AMD).]

1. Proprietary information; other information.  Information provided to or developed by the center and included in a business or marketing plan is public unless the person to whom the information belongs or pertains requests that it be designated as confidential and the center has determined it contains proprietary information. For the purposes of this subsection, "proprietary information" means information that is a trade secret or production, commercial or financial information the disclosure of which would impair the competitive position of the center or the person submitting the information and would make available information not otherwise publicly available.
[ 2009, c. 567, §3 (AMD) .]
2. Tax or financial information.  Any financial statement, supporting data or tax return of any person is confidential.
[ 1995, c. 648, §5 (NEW) .]
3. Credit assessment.  Any record obtained by the center that contains an assessment of the credit worthiness, credit rating or financial condition of any person is confidential.
[ 1995, c. 648, §5 (NEW) .]

This section does not prohibit the disclosure of information that is otherwise available in the public domain. [1995, c. 648, §5 (NEW).]

1995, c. 648, §5 (NEW). 2009, c. 567, §§2, 3 (AMD).