What are your obligations as a business in Maryland to protect your clients’ information?

There are numerous Federal and State laws and regulations that obligate you to take certain steps to protect your clients’ information. Federal statutes to consider include the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the CAN-SPAM Act, and many more. The Maryland General Assembly recently passed the (Maryland Online Data Privacy Act of 2024 (“MODPA”)), which will significantly increase many businesses’ obligations to protect their clients’ sensitive information. Saltzman Law can advise you on how to limit your legal exposure to privacy-based litigation.