Privacy Breach Summary
In 2021, the City of Edmonton discovered a former employee uploaded documents from City-owned computers to their personal cloud-based account. Some of these documents included confidential and sensitive personal information. Open City and Technology (OCT) reported the incident to the Corporate Access and Privacy (CAP) Office in the Office of the City Clerk in May of 2021. It is the role of the CAP Office to investigate potential privacy breaches or complaints on behalf of the City.