1. A business that maintains records which contain personal information concerning the customers of the business shall take reasonable measures to ensure the destruction of those records when the business decides that it will no longer maintain the records.
2. As used in this section:
(a) ’Business’ means a proprietorship, corporation, partnership, association, trust, unincorporated organization or other enterprise doing business in this State.
(b) ’Reasonable measures to ensure the destruction’ means any method that modifies the records containing the personal information in such a way as to render the personal information contained in the records unreadable or undecipherable, including, without limitation:
(1) Shredding of the record containing the personal information; or
(2) Erasing of the personal information from the records.