The following links can be used to learn more about privacy and identity theft. The of Illinois residents affected by such incident at the time of notification. Any State agency that suffers a single breach of the security of the data concerning the personal information of more than Illinois residents shall provide notice to the Attorney General of the breach, including:.
The date and timeframe of the breach, if known at the time notification is provided.
Any covered entity or business associate that is subject to and in compliance with the privacy and security standards for the protection of electronic health information established pursuant to the federal Health Insurance Portability and ability Act of and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act shall be deemed to be in compliance with the provisions of this Act, provided that any covered entity or business associated required to provide notification of a breach to the Secretary of Health and Human Services pursuant to the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act also provides such notification to the Attorney General within 5 business days of notifying the Secretary.
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If the date or timeframe of the breach is unknown at the time the notice is sent to the Attorney General, the State agency shall send the Attorney General the date or timeframe of the breach as soon as possible. Any steps the State agency has taken or plans to take relating to notification of the breach to consumers.
The hotline provides Illinoisans who have been victimized by identity theft with one-on-one assistance as they work to report the crime to local law enforcement and financial institutions, repair their credit, and prevent future problems. If you have been the victim of identity theft or believe your personal or financial information may have been compromised, please call the toll-free Identity Theft Hotline at: or TTY.
ID Theft Affidavit instructions and Form. Return to Consumer Main .
Please note that by clicking on one of these links, you will be leaving the Attorney General's website and will be directed to a new website. To discuss a data security breach or security event that has or may trigger breach notification to Illinois residents, or to submit a consumer breach notification template or information about an offer of credit monitoring or fraud detection services, please datasecurity atg.