Mississippi Data Privacy Laws

Data breach notification requirements applicable to the breach of “personal information” held by any “person” (as defined by the Mississippi unfair or deceptive trade practices  law):

  • M. C. A. § 75-24-3. Definitions [including “person” and “trade”]; construction, click here.
  • M. C. A. § 75-24-29 Notice of breach of security; application; definitions; requirement; grounds for delay of notice; compliance; effect of noncompliance, click here.

Penal law applicable to computer and cybercrime (e.g., offenses against intellectual property, cyberstalking, posting injurious messages and identity theft):

  • M. C. A. § 97–45–1. Definitions, click here.
  • M. C. A. § 97–45–2. Identity Theft Investigations; Powers of Attorney General; Subpoenas; Production of Documents; Unauthorized Disclosure, click here.
  • M. C. A. § 97–45–3. Fraud, click here.
  • M. C. A. § 97–45–5. Offenses Against Computer Users, click here.
  • M. C. A. § 97–45–7. Tampering with Computer Equipment, click here.
  • M. C. A. § 97–45–9. Offenses Against Intellectual Property, click here.
  • M. C. A. § 97–45–11. Venue, click here.
  • M. C. A. § 97–45–13. Construction with Other Criminal Laws, click here.
  • M. C. A. § 97–45–15. Cyberstalking, click here.
  • M. C. A. § 97–45–17. Posting Injurious Messages, click here.
  • M. C. A. § 97–45–19. Identity Theft, click here.
  • M. C. A. § 97–45–21. Venue of Offense; Offenses Occurring in Multiple Jurisdictions, click here.
  • M. C. A.  § 97–45–23. Investigation and Institution of Prosecution, click here.
  • M. C. A.  § 97–45–25. Additional Penalties; Allocation, click here.
  • M. C. A.  § 97–45–27. Petition for Expunction of Charges, Arrest Record or Conviction Resulting from Stolen Identity, click here.
  • M. C. A. § 97–45–29. “Identity Theft Passports”; Access to Identity Theft Information, click here.
  • M. C. A. § 97–45–31. Fraudulent Use of Scanning Device, click here.
  • M. C. A. § 97–45–33. On-Line Impersonation; Offense; Penalty, click here.