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Breach Notification Decisions

2020

In 2010, under the Personal Information Protection Act, Alberta became the first jurisdiction in Canada to require breach notification from private sector organizations where there exists "a real risk of significant harm" to an individual as a result of the loss or unauthorized access to or disclosure of personal information.

The Commissioner publicly makes available the decisions where a real risk of significant harm was identified and notification to affected individuals was required. Decisions where there was no real risk of significant harm identified are not published.

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Decision Date Body
P2020-ND-003 Jan 31 2020 Employer's Resource Council
Summary: The organization determined that an unauthorized actor accessed two of its employees' email... [More]
P2020-ND-002 Jan 31 2020 Carl's Golfland
Summary: A webshell was inserted into the organization’s website through a vulnerability and brute force... [More]
P2020-ND-001 Jan 31 2020 Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.
Summary: The email account of a representative of the organization was accessed as the result of a phishing... [More]
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