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Terms Used In Arizona Laws 44-1376

  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, partnership, association, joint stock company or trust, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency or any other unincorporated organization. See Arizona Laws 44-1801
  • Telephone: means any device that is used by a person for voice communications in connection with the services of a telephone company whether the voice communications are transmitted in analog, data or any other form. See Arizona Laws 44-1376
  • Telephone company: means any person that provides commercial telephone services to a customer, irrespective of the communications technology that is used to provide the service, including:

    (a) Traditional wire line or cable telephone service. See Arizona Laws 44-1376

  • Telephone record: means information that is:

    (a) Retained by a telephone company and that relates to the telephone number dialed by the customer or the incoming number of the call directed to a customer or other data related to such calls typically contained on a customer telephone bill, including the time the call started and ended, the duration of the call, the time of day the call was made, any charges applied and any information that indicates the location from which or to which the call was made. See Arizona Laws 44-1376

  • Writing: includes printing. See Arizona Laws 1-215

1. "Communication service record" includes subscriber information, including name, billing or installation address, length of service, payment method, telephone number, electronic account identification and associated screen names, toll bills or access logs, records of the path of an electronic communication between the point of origin and the point of delivery and the nature of the communication service provided, such as caller identification, automatic number identification, voice mail, electronic mail, paging or other service features.  Communication service records do not include the content of any stored oral, wire or electronic communication or a telephone record.

2. "Procure" means to obtain by any means, including electronically, in writing or in oral form, with or without consideration.

3. "Public utility" includes public service corporations, municipally owned systems and districts subject to article XIII, section 7, Constitution of Arizona, power districts, electrical districts, agricultural improvement districts or irrigation and water conservation districts established pursuant to title 48, chapter 11, 12, 17 or 19.

4. "Public utility record" includes customer information, including name, billing or installation address, length of service, payment method or any other personal identifying information.

5. "Telephone" means any device that is used by a person for voice communications in connection with the services of a telephone company whether the voice communications are transmitted in analog, data or any other form.

6. "Telephone company" means any person that provides commercial telephone services to a customer, irrespective of the communications technology that is used to provide the service, including:

(a) Traditional wire line or cable telephone service.

(b) Cellular, broadband personal communication systems or other wireless telephone service.

(c) Microwave, satellite or other terrestrial telephone service.

(d) Voice over internet telephone service.

7. "Telephone record" means information that is:

(a) Retained by a telephone company and that relates to the telephone number dialed by the customer or the incoming number of the call directed to a customer or other data related to such calls typically contained on a customer telephone bill, including the time the call started and ended, the duration of the call, the time of day the call was made, any charges applied and any information that indicates the location from which or to which the call was made.

(b) Made available to a telephone company by a customer solely by virtue of the relationship between the telephone company and the customer. Telephone record does not include any information collected and retained by or on behalf of customers using caller identification or similar technology.