Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner
July 31, 2018

Commissioner Releases Privacy Breach Notification Statistics April 1 – June 30, 2018

In our most recent reporting period (April 1 — June 30, 2018), the OIPC received 59 privacy breach reports under the ATIPPA, 2015 from 20 public bodies. This is down from the 58 reports from 22 public bodies received in the previous reporting period.

Privacy breach reports to the Commissioner are used primarily to allow the OIPC to advise public bodies about the breach response process, to discuss ways to avoid similar breaches and also to target specific issues or public bodies for privacy training.

If any public body would like the OIPC to deliver training regarding privacy breaches, or any other topic relating to access or privacy, contact our Office to arrange a time.

Summary by Public Body
Central Health Integrated Health Authority1
City of St. John's2
College of the North Atlantic2
Dept. of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour8
Dept. of Children, Seniors and Social Development5
Dept. of Human Resource Secretariat3
Dept. of Justice and Public Safety4
Dept. of Municipal Affairs and Environment1
Dept. of Service NL7
Dept. of Transportation and Works1
Memorial University of Newfoundland7
NALCOR1
Newfoundland and Labrador English School District4
Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation3
Newfoundland and Labrador Legal Aid Commission4
NL Centre for Health Information (NLCHI)1
Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay1
Town of Paradise2
Town of Portugal Cove-St. Philip's1
Western Integrated Health Authority1
Summary by Type
Email22
Fax3
In Person10
Mail Out14
Other10

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Media contact
Sean Murray
Director of Research and Quality Assurance
709-729-6309

2018 07 31                             2:45 p.m.