- March 01, 2006
- All New York State Office Counsel, Managers and Agents
- Suffolk County Recordings
- social security number,
- date of birth
- other personally identifiable information
As stated in the attached memo from the Acting Suffolk County Clerk, there is presently legislation pending in both houses of the state legislature to restrict the use of the above from being used in a document. This legislation is being monitored by Stewart.
THIS BULLETIN IS FURNISHED TO INFORM YOU OF CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS. AS A REMINDER, YOU ARE CHARGED WITH KNOWLEDGE OF THE CONTENT ON VIRTUAL UNDERWRITER AS IT EXISTS FROM TIME TO TIME AS IT APPLIES TO YOU, AS WELL AS ANY OTHER INSTRUCTIONS. OUR UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS DO NOT AUTHORIZE OUR ISSUING AGENTS TO ENGAGE IN SETTLEMENTS OR CLOSINGS ON BEHALF OF STEWART TITLE GUARANTY COMPANY. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT INTENDED TO DIRECT YOUR ESCROW OR SETTLEMENT PRACTICES OR TO CHANGE PROVISIONS OF APPLICABLE UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS. CONFIDENTIAL, PROPRIETARY, OR NONPUBLIC PERSONAL INFORMATION SHOULD NEVER BE SHARED OR DISSEMINATED EXCEPT AS ALLOWED BY LAW. IF APPLICABLE STATE LAW OR REGULATION IMPOSES ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS, YOU SHOULD CONTINUE TO COMPLY WITH THOSE REQUIREMENTS.
AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE
The Suffolk County Clerk's Office currently utilizes imaging technology for the storage and access of land records, Since these records must be, by law, available for public viewing, we strongly urge you to comply with the following:
Documents presented for filing/recording with the
1) social security numbers;
2) dates of birth;
3) any personally identifiable information.
On behalf of the 15 million residents of