New Jersey A-4001 is a state data privacy law which protects personally identifiable information.

New Jersey A-4001 was signed into law September 22, 2005 and became effective January 1, 2006. The law applies to New Jersey, and any country, municipality, district, public authority, public agency, and any other political subdivision or public body in New Jersey, any sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, association, or other entity, however organized and whether or not organized to operate at a profit, including a financial institution organized, chartered, or holding a license or authorization certificate under the law of New Jersey, any other state, the United States, or of any other country, or the parent or the subsidiary of a financial institution, that conducts business in New Jersey that compiles or maintains computerized records that include 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