Personal Information Redaction Policy

The Kane County Recorder adopts the following policy as it relates to the redaction of Social Security numbers.

Upon request by any person, the county recorder shall redact or remove certain personal information from any website maintained by the recorder or used by the recorder to display public recorders. This information includes Social Security Number, Employer Taxpayer Idenfitification Number, Drivers License Number, State Identification Number, Savings Account Number, Credit Card Number, Debit Card Number or Personal Identification (PIN) code. The request must be made in writing and delivered by mail, facsimile, electronic transmission, or in person to the office of the recorder. The request must specify the personal information to be redacted and identify the document that contains the personal information. Any person who request a redaction or removal without proper authority to do so is guilty of a petty offense punishable by a fine of not more than $500 for each violation.