Ca: Data theft from Meals on Wheels reveals gap in provincial privacy legislation, expert says

Charles Rusnell and Jennie Russell report:

The theft of a charity’s entire database containing the personal information of more than 27,000 clients, donors, volunteers and employees reveals a major gap in Alberta’s privacy legislation, an expert says.

In a letter sent to those affected in early June, Meals on Wheels said it called Edmonton police on Jan. 7 after realizing a back-up hard drive containing all its data had been stolen from its office.

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