Louisiana SB-205 is a state data privacy law which protects personally identifiable information. Louisiana SB-205 was signed into law July 12, 2005 and became effective January 1, 2006. The law applies to any individual, corporation, partnership, sole proprietorship, joint stock company, joint venture, or any other legal entity that conducts business in Louisiana and owns or licenses unencrypted computerized data that includes personally identifiable information.

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