New York Banking Law
Disposal of Records; Customer Accounts
1. Every banking institution, which for purposes of this section means a bank, trust company, savings bank, savings and loan association, licensed foreign banks and credit unions, with respect to written records no longer required or needed to be retained which contain information relating to an identified customer or an identified customer’s depository or loan account, shall in disposing of such records provide procedures and processes reasonably calculated to assure destruction or disposal in a manner which prevents subsequent unauthorized review or reuse of the record.
2. The superintendent shall enforce the provisions of this section by appropriate rules, regulations and orders.