Search Results : Octopus

Oct 182010
 October 18, 2010  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S.

Andy Lau updates us on the Octopus breach: Octopus Rewards Limited violated the principles of personal data protection by collecting and using customers’ personal data under the Octopus Rewards Program, Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data Allan Chiang said on Monday. In his investigation report on the issue, Chiang said the [Read More…]

Sep 292010
 September 29, 2010  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Featured News, Non-U.S.

Gabriela Kennedy and Heidi Gleeson write about the Octopus breach previously mentioned on this site. The recent large scale sale of personal data by Hong Kong’s Octopus Holdings Ltd. for the purposes of direct marketing is currently being investigated by the Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner and has prompted calls for [Read More…]

Jul 202010
 July 20, 2010  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S.

The Octopus Card Company has admitted that it had shared personal details of its 2.4 million card holders with two partner companies involved in a reward scheme. It’s now set up a special committee to review its handling of customers’ personal information. The company’s Chief Executive Officer, Prudence Chan, said [Read More…]