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Williams-Sonoma Must Stop Asking Customers for Zip Code in California

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The California Supreme Court has ruled that Williams-Sonoma, and accordingly other retailers in the state, cannot ask for a customer’s zip code when handling an in-store credit card transaction. According to the decision, one’s zip code is considered “personal identification information” under the Song-Beverly Credit Card Act of 1971 — precisely the kind of information […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

May 4th, 2011 at 11:27 am