South Carolina implemented privacy-related legislation that applies to residents or activities that occur within the state, including breach notification or other data security laws. Companies in South Carolina must comply not only with applicable federal law, but also with relevant state privacy and security laws and regulations.

Privacy Laws

Financial Identity Fraud and Identity Theft Protection Act

Among other things, this law relates to financial fraud and identity theft; provides for protections in a consumer's Social Security number and imposition of a security freeze on a consumer's credit report - Effective December 31, 2008.