Apr 302012
 
 April 30, 2012  Breaches, Non-U.S.

Matt McClure reports:

Security experts with Calgary’s Police Service broke the province’s privacy legislation by snooping in a civilian employee’s personal email account and copying topless photos of the woman as part of an investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct in the workplace.

Alberta’s Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has ordered the police service to stop collecting personal information in this fashion and has directed that staff receive training to ensure they don’t overstep the law again.

Read more on Edmonton Herald.

Related: OIPC ORDER F2012-07

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