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Audit Finds 13 Areas of Noncompliance

CONSUMER PRIVACY

August 23, 2013

A Metro Vancouver privacy audit has found 13 areas of noncompliance, though officials note there were no privacy breaches found, Vancouver Courier reports. “These are the most basic privacy requirements," said Vincent Gogolek of the BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association. “They are in violation of the BC privacy law.” Among the issues cited were the potential for PII to be stored outside the country, the need for a formal privacy impact assessment process and examples of personal information not restricted on a need-to-know basis. Metro Vancouver has said it is working to resolve the problems.
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