Privacy breach of personal information

What a privacy breach is, what steps the government takes to resolve breaches, how to report a breach and how to file a complaint.

This document helps the public understand what a privacy breach is, what action the government takes on breaches, and what the public can do if they feel their privacy has been breached.

Information includes:

  • definition of a privacy breach
  • types of breaches
  • steps government takes to resolve breaches
  • how to report a breach
  • how to file a complaint if you feel your privacy has been breached

  • Guide

Author: Information Access and Privacy Services
Department: Service Nova Scotia