Posts Tagged ‘ Data Privacy ’

B.C. health ministry scolded for lack of care in safeguarding patient data

June 27, 2013

B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner Elizabeth Denham issued a long-awaited report this morning into the high-profile health ministry scandal, finding that on three occasions B.C. patients’ health data was shared with “unauthorized” people. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Researcher suing B.C. government over privacy breach scandal

May 7, 2013
Researcher suing B.C. government over privacy breach scandal

A researcher in Victoria is suing Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid and the province over their handling of a health data privacy breach last summer. CBC | British Columbia News

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Popular Canadian websites “leaking” personal data to third parties, privacy commish says

September 26, 2012

Third parties receiving the “inappropriately” disclosed data included advertising firms, analytics companies, and e-flyer services. The Georgia Straight – News And Views

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Alleged data breach a body blow to B.C. health research

September 13, 2012

The health data privacy breach bombshell that exploded in Victoria last week landed on what had been a concerted effort by the government to encourage data-based research. For almost a decade, Colin Hansen watched what he saw as a gold mine of health care information collected by the provincial government go largely untapped. Vancouver Sun [...]

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Alleged data breach a body blow to B.C. health research

September 13, 2012

The health data privacy breach bombshell that exploded in Victoria last week landed on what had been a concerted effort by the government to encourage data-based research. For almost a decade, Colin Hansen watched what he saw as a gold mine of health care information collected by the provincial government go largely untapped. Vancouver Sun [...]

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