College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta
On April 23, 2020, a team member with the Organization contacted the Registrar of another professional college requesting a telephone conversation regarding an employee of the Organization. The team member disclosed the FTE status of the employee, without their knowledge or consent. The other professional college did not provide information regarding the employee, but suggested communicating with the employee directly.
On April 24, 2020, the employee contacted the team member to request that, in future, the team member communicate with them directly regarding their work schedule. It is presumed the professional college advised the employee of the disclosure of the information. The team member reported the privacy breach to the Organization?s Privacy Officer on April 24, 2020.