Colorado Revised Statutes Title 13. Courts and Court Procedure § 13-21-122. Civil liability for unlawful use of personal identifying information

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(1) Notwithstanding any other remedies provided under this article, a person who suffers damages as a result of a crime described in article 5 of title 18, C.R.S., in which personal identifying information was used in the commission of the crime, shall have a private civil right of action against the perpetrator who committed the crime, regardless of whether the perpetrator was convicted of the crime.  In such action, the plaintiff shall be entitled to actual damages, including, but not limited to damage to reputation or credit rating, punitive damages, and attorney fees and costs.

(2) For purposes of this section, “personal identifying information” means any information that may be used, alone or in conjunction with any other information, to identify a specific individual, including but not limited to:  Name;  date of birth;  social security number;  personal identification number;  password;  pass code;  official state-issued or government-issued driver's license or identification card number;  government passport number;  biometric data;  employer, student, or military identification number;  or financial transaction device as defined in section 18-5-701(3), C.R.S .

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