Data protection breaches

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Dear Scottish Forestry,

I am writing to you to request the following information.

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) Please also provide 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.

Yours faithfully,

Conor Matchett

Scottish Forestry

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Important Note:

From 1 April 2019 forestry was fully devolved and two new Scottish
Government agencies, accountable to Scottish Ministers and the Scottish
Parliament, were created.

 

[3]Scottish Forestry is the Scottish Government agency responsible for
forestry policy, support and regulation.

 

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responsible for managing Scotland’s national forests and land.

 

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Scottish Forestry

Our Reference: 202100203861
Your Reference: Data Protection Breaches

Dear Conor Matchett,

Thank you for your correspondence sent on 18/05/2021. Your query will be
passed to the relevant area for consideration and has been given a
reference number of 202100203861. Please quote this number in all
correspondence. The Scottish Government aim to respond, where necessary,
as quickly as possible and within the stated timescale as indicated on our
website
(http://www.gov.scot/about/contact-inform...).

Yours sincerely
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
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