Section: Lands devoted to park purposes excepted
a. Subject, where appropriate, to the "New Jersey Tort Claims Act" (N.J.S. 59:1-1 et seq.), any person, State or local agency or other governmental or public entity which discloses personally identifiable information in violation of this act, or otherwise engages in negligent, willful or reckless conduct in violation of this act, shall be liable to the aggrieved subscriber for:
(1) Actual damages, but not less than liquidated damages computed at a rate of $100.00 per day for each day of violation or a total of $1,000.00 for all violations, whichever is greater;
(2) Such punitive damages as the court may allow; and
(3) Attorney's fees and other litigation costs reasonably and actually incurred.
b. In determining the amount of punitive damages, if any, the court shall consider, among other relevant factors, the amount of any actual damages awarded, the nature and seriousness of any intangible harm suffered by the subscriber, the frequency and persistence of failures of compliance by the defendant, the resources of the defendant, the number of persons adversely affected, and the extent to which the failure of the defendant to comply was intentional.
L. 1988, c. 121, s. 10.
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