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Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act

Resources to help industry understand, implement, and comply with the privacy provisions of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) and Regulation P.

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On August 17, 2018, the Bureau published an amendment to Regulation P to implement a December 2015 statutory amendment to the GLBA providing an exception to the annual notice requirement for financial institutions that meet certain conditions. 

Rules

Browse the final rules to see 2018 amendments to Regulation P

Browse the final rules to see 2014 amendments to Regulation P

Browse the interim final rules that established the Bureau’s Regulation P

Regulations and official interpretations

Browse Regulation P (12 CFR 1016) on: Interactive Bureau Regulations | eCFR

Guides

Supervision and examination materials

Guides to how the Bureau will supervise and examine entities under its jurisdiction for compliance with Federal consumer financial law.

Browse GLBA examination procedures 

Browse Supervisory Highlights Fall 2015 issue

Browse Supervisory Highlights

Interagency guidance

Interagency guidance on privacy laws and reporting financial abuse of older adults  

Forms

Downloadable versions of the model privacy forms that are published in Regulation P.

Browse model privacy forms

Additional materials

The resources listed below are provided by other federal agencies and may not represent the Bureau’s views or interpretations. Also, they do not reflect various amendments to Regulation P. 

Multi-agency guidance

Online Form Builder for Model Privacy Form (September 2010)

Privacy of Consumer Financial Information Regulation, Frequently Asked Questions (December 2001)

Interpretive letter #917: Borrower’s Loan Number on Recorded Documents (September 2001)

Interpretive letter #910: Limits on Disclosing Account Numbers (May 2001)

Federal regulator guidance

Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Regulation P: Privacy of Consumer Information Small Entity Compliance Guide (June 2002)  

Federal Trade Commission

Final Model Privacy Form under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act: A Small Entity Compliance Guide  

How to Comply with the Privacy of Consumer Financial Information Rule of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act: A Guide for Small Businesses from the FTC (July 2002)

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Privacy of Consumer Financial Information (October 2011)

Small Bank Compliance Guide (December 2001)

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Privacy Rule Handbook  

Small Entity Compliance Guide for the Model Notice Form (September 2010)  

National Credit Union Administration

Privacy of Consumer Financial Information Examination Program (February 2002)