Illinois SB-1633 is a state data privacy law which protects personally identifiable information. Illinois SB-1633 was signed into law June 16, 2005 and became effective June 27, 2006.

The law applies to any data collector, which includes, but is not limited to, government agencies, public and private universities, privately and publicly held corporations, financial institutions, retail operators, and any other entity that, for any purpose, handles, collects, disseminates, or otherwise deals with nonpublic personally identifiable information that owns or licenses personally identifiable information concerning an Illinois resident.

The policy looks for at least one match to personally identifiable information, which may include:

  • Credit Card Number

  • Credit Card Track Data

  • US Drivers License Number

  • US Social Security Number