Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner
April 11, 2017

Commissioner Releases Privacy Breach Notification Statistics January 1 – March 31, 2017

In our most recent reporting period (January 1 – March 31, 2017), the OIPC received 43 privacy breach reports from 18 public bodies under the ATIPPA, 2015. This is down from the 52 reports from 21 public bodies received in the third quarter of 2016/2017.

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 2
City of Mount Pearl1
College of the North Atlantic1
Department of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour4
Department of Business Tourism, Culture and Rural Development1
Department of Children, Seniors and Social Development5
Department of Finance1
Department of Justice and Public Safety1
Department of Municipal Affairs1
Eastern Health1
Human Resource Secretariat1
Memorial University of Newfoundland1
Newfoundland and Labrador English School District2
Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation2
Newfoundland and Labrador Legal Aid Commission2
Provincial Information and Library Resources Board1
Service NL9
Workplace NL7
Summary by Type
In Person8
Intentional (i.e. willful breach)1
Mail Out11
Technical Malfunction1

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Media contact:

Donovan Molloy, Q.C.
Information and Privacy Commissioner

2017 04 11                              2:45 p.m.