(Added by Ordinance No. 183217; amended by Ordinance No. 188842, effective March 30, 2018.) The Auditor shall not disclose confidential or legally privileged information and records and shall be subject to the same penalties as the legal custodian of records for any unlawful or unauthorized disclosure. The Auditor shall maintain the confidentiality of information submitted in confidence and the identity of the provider of such information to the extent allowed by law, except as the Auditor deems necessary to discharge the Auditor's duties or as directed by the District Attorney pursuant to a public records request or by a court of competent jurisdiction.