Florida HB-481 is a state data privacy law which protects personally identifiable information. Florida HB-481 was signed into law June 14, 2005 and became effective July 1, 2005. The law applies to any person, firm, association, joint venture, partnership, syndicate, corporation, and all other groups or combinations that conduct business in Florida 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