Use and disclosure of information by Commissioner or Director
1.The Commissioner or Director may, during the course of the investigation of any alleged violation of this chapter, obtain and use any intelligence, investigative information or other information obtained by or made available to the Commissioner or Director. Except as otherwise provided in subsections 2 and 3, any such intelligence or information received must remain confidential under the laws of this State until the Commissioner or Director obtains a final administrative order pursuant to NRS 598.0971 and is exempt from the provisions of NRS 239.010.
2.Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, the Commissioner or Director may cooperate with and coordinate the enforcement of the provisions of this chapter with the Attorney General, any state or local governmental agencies, officer of the Federal Government and the several states, including, without limitation, the sharing of information and evidence obtained in accordance with NRS 598.0967.
3.The provisions of subsections 1 and 2 do not prohibit the Commissioner or Director from disclosing any intelligence or information received pursuant to subsection 1, including, without limitation, the address or telephone number of a business or organization.
4.If any information sought pursuant to an investigation of an alleged violation of this chapter includes a trade secret, the Commissioner or Director shall enter into, and be bound by, an agreement regarding limitations on the disclosure of the information to protect the trade secret. Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, the Commissioner or Director shall not disclose that information in violation of the terms of the agreement. As used in this subsection, “trade secret” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 600A.030.
Section 598.098 — Use and disclosure of information by Commissioner or Director; regulations.,