Ca: Justice ministry looking into privacy breach case at Vonda SGI issuer

More details have emerged on a breach initially disclosed in July. CTV reports:

Saskatchewan’s justice ministry is investigating a privacy breach in which an employee at a private SGI licence issuer in Vonda accessed information on thousands of people.

A report from the province’s privacy commissioner states the breach involved an employee at Hometown Insurance Brokers in the community located about 50 kilometres northeast of Saskatoon.

The employee admitted to SGI of accessing private information — such as photos, email addresses, birth dates, customer numbers, customer names, mailing addresses, height and eye colour — in the agency’s auto fund database without authorization since 1995, according to the report.

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