Internet Privacy Protection Act (Excerpt) Act 478 Of 2012


Published: 2015

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INTERNET PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 478 of 2012

37.272 Definitions.Sec. 2.

As used in this act:

(a) "Access information" means user name, password, login information, or other security information that protects access to a personal internet account.

(b) "Educational institution" means a public or private educational institution or a separate school or department of a public or private educational institution, and includes an academy; elementary or secondary school; extension course; kindergarten; nursery school; school system; school district; intermediate school district; business, nursing, professional, secretarial, technical, or vocational school; public or private educational testing service or administrator; and an agent of an educational institution. Educational institution shall be construed broadly to include public and private institutions of higher education to the greatest extent consistent with constitutional limitations.

(c) "Employer" means a person, including a unit of state or local government, engaged in a business, industry, profession, trade, or other enterprise in this state and includes an agent, representative, or designee of the employer.

(d) "Personal internet account" means an account created via a bounded system established by an internet-based service that requires a user to input or store access information via an electronic device to view, create, utilize, or edit the user's account information, profile, display, communications, or stored data.




History: 2012, Act 478, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 2012

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