Does Illinois have a data protection law?

Does Illinois have a data protection law?

A new data protection and privacy bill has been introduced in Illinois. This comprehensive bill, titled Consumer Privacy Act (ICPA), would provide more explicit notice and extended rights on what consumers can do with the categories and specific pieces of personal information that a business collects.

What does the law say about keeping confidential data?

The Data Protection Act 2018 controls how your personal information is used by organisations, businesses or the government. ... Everyone responsible for using personal data has to follow strict rules called 'data protection principles'. They must make sure the information is: used fairly, lawfully and transparently.

In what circumstances can confidential information be shared?

You can share confidential information without consent if it is required by law, or directed by a court, or if the benefits to a child or young person that will arise from sharing the information outweigh both the public and the individual's interest in keeping the information confidential.

Can you record police in Illinois 2021?

CHICAGO (CN) - Illinois has finally abandoned a controversial eavesdropping law that made it a felony, punishable by up to 15 years in prison, to record law-enforcement officers while they were on duty.