Boxes of private, personal records left exposed in government office for weeks

CBC News reports:

Fifty boxes of records containing “sensitive personal information” spent nearly three weeks sitting in a central area of the Grand Falls-Windsor Department of Transportation and Works depot this spring, according to Donovan Molloy, the province’s privacy commissioner.

“It’s one of the most serious inadvertent breaches that I’ve seen in my term as commissioner,” he said.

The boxes were discovered when the department decided to reopen its Bishop’s Falls depot. They were languishing inside the old building, and many of them were torn or partially opened, Molloy said.

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