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Victoria, B.C., Nov 26 (Canadian-Media): According to a newly released report by the B.C. and federal privacy commissioners, there was a breach of Canadian and B.C. privacy laws in Victoria-based AggregateIQ (AIQ) Data Services while it worked on behalf of the pro-Brexit Vote Leave campaign, media reports said.
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The breach of laws were found in AIQ's failure to obtain proper consent, said the report, when processing the personal information of Vote Leave supporters as well in works on various U.S. campaigns it was contracted to work on.
A third breach the company reported to the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner was AIQ's failure to take necessary security measures to ensure the security of the personal information under its control from unauthorized access or disclosure.
A press conference would be held by Michael McEvoy, B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner and Daniel Therrien, Privacy Commissioner of Canada to discuss the findings.
Findings of investigation into AggregateIQ linked to an alleged scheme by a pro-Brexit group to circumvent British campaign finance laws was released by Federal and provincial privacy commissioners.