Mandated Timeframe for Breach Reporting and/or Consumer Notification

Without unreasonable delay
Laws related specifically to personal information
  • Breach Reporting & Consumer Notification
  • Protect Personal Information
  • Program for Protection/Security
  • Vendor Specific Obligations
  • Vendor Mandated Contracts
  • Employee Training
  • Data Disposal/Destruction
  • Risk Assessment
  • Requests for Information
Fines & Penalties

Violations of breach notification laws:
- up to $2,000

Regulation Levels
  • Breach Reporting
  • Consumer Notifications
  • Vendor Management
  • Data Protection
Level Description
  • None to minimal
  • Basic Requirements
  • Comprehensive Requirements
  • Extensive Requirements
Quick Facts
  • Kentucky has additional laws regarding personal data protection and data disposal to prevent a breach.
  • If a vendor is breached, they must report it to the data owner. The data owner will be responsible to complete the reporting and consumer notification.
  • If your breach affects residents in other states, you will need to notify those residents using that state’s rules.
  • Additional requirements may apply to student data and cloud computing service providers.
  • Any business that handles personal information on behalf of a public agency, must notify the public agency within 72 hours of discovering a breach.
Statutes and Laws
  • KY Rev Stat § 365.732 Notification to affected persons of computer security breach involving their unencrypted personally identifiable information
  • KY Rev Stat § 61.932 Personal Information Security and Breach investigation procedures and practices
  • KY Rev Stat § 365.734 Student Data and Cloud Computing Service Providers
  • KY Rev Stat § 365.725 Destruction of customer’s records
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