BANKS AND BANKING
26-2916. Confidentiality of data submitted to the director. (1) All information or reports obtained by the director from an applicant, licensee or authorized representative, whether obtained through reports, applications, examinations, audits, investigation, or otherwise including, but not limited to:
(a) All information contained in or related to examination, investigation, operating, or condition reports reported by, on behalf of, or for the use of the director; or
(b) Financial statements, balance sheets, or authorized representative information;
are confidential trade secrets and may not be disclosed or distributed outside the department in accordance with the provisions of chapter 1, title 74, Idaho Code, by the director or any officer or employee of the department.
(2) The director, however, may provide for the release of information to representatives of state or federal agencies who state in writing that they shall maintain the confidentiality of such information or if the director finds that the release is reasonably necessary for the protection of the public and in the interests of justice.
(3) Nothing in this section shall prohibit the director from releasing to the public a list of persons licensed under the provisions of this chapter or to release aggregated financial data on such licensees.
[26-2916, added 1994, ch. 410, sec. 1, p. 1291; am. 1997, ch. 60, sec. 3, p. 118; am. 2005, ch. 142, sec. 3, p. 439; am. 2015, ch. 141, sec. 45, p. 415.]