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The prohibitions listed in § 39.21 do not apply in the following circumstances:
(A) The disclosure of social security number to agents, employees, contractors, or subcontractors of a governmental entity or disclosure by a governmental entity to another governmental entity to perform its duties and responsibilities; and, if disclosing to a contractor or subcontractor, prior to such disclosure, the governmental entity must first receive from the contractor or subcontractor a copy of the contractor’s or subcontractor's policy that set forth how the requirements imposed under the Identity Protection Act on a governmental entity to protect an individual’s social security number will be achieved.
(B) The disclosure of social security numbers pursuant to a court order, warrant, or subpoena.
(C) The collection, use, or disclosure of social security numbers in order to ensure the safety of: state and local government employees; person committed to correctional facilities, local jails, and other law enforcement facilities or retention centers; wards of the State; and all persons working in or visiting a state or local government agency facility.
(D) The collection, use, or disclosure of social security numbers for internal verification or administrative purposes.
(E) The disclosure of social security numbers by a state agency to any entity for the collection of delinquent child support or of any state debt or to a governmental agency to assist with an investigation or the prevention of fraud.
(F) The collection or use of social security numbers to investigate or prevent fraud, to conduct background checks, to collect a debt, to obtain a credit report from a consumer reporting agency under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, to undertake any permissible purpose that is enumerated under the federal Gramm Leach Bliley Act, or to locate a missing person, a lost relative, or a person who is due a benefit, such as a pension benefit or an unclaimed property benefit.
(Ord. 12-0327-34, passed 3-27-2012)