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Accountant in Bankruptcy (AIB) data protection breach statistics: FOI release

Published: 8 Jun 2021
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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
8 Jun 2021
Accountant in Bankruptcy (AIB) data protection breach statistics: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202100204072
Date received: 18 May 2021
Date responded: 2 Jun 2021
Information requested

1. A yearly (2018/2019/2020/2021) breakdown of the number of data protection breaches under GDPR recorded by the organisation since April 1, 2018.

2. A yearly breakdown of the number of data protection breaches under GDPR reported to the Information Commissioner's Office by the organisation since April 1, 2018.

3. For each year, please provide the number of data protection breaches which took longer than 72 hours to be reported to the ICO.

4. A yearly breakdown of the number of each type of data protection breach, described as a ‘Confidentiality breach’ – where there is an unauthorised or accidental disclosure of, or access to, personal data; an ‘Availability breach’ – where there is an accidental or unauthorised loss of access to, or destruction of, personal data, which could be permanent or temporary; or an ‘Integrity breach’ – where there is an unauthorised or accidental alteration of personal data. as described by the Law Society of Scotland.

Response

1. Number of data breaches recorded by the Accountant in Bankruptcy (AiB) in: 2018 - 1; 2019 - 24; 2020 - 4; 2021 (to 30 April 2021) - 4.

2. The number of data protection breaches under GDPR reported by AiB to the Information Commissioner's Office since April 1, 2018: 1.

3. The number of data protection breaches which took longer than 72 hours to be reported to the ICO: 0.

4. The breakdown of the types of data protection breaches:

Year/type Confidentiality Availability Integrity
2018 1 0 0
2019 24 0 0
2020 4 0 0
2021 (to 30 April 2021) 4 0 0

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