Personal Data Breaches

This article describes the processes Meridian, Aruba, and Hewlett-Packard Enterprises (HPE) will take in the event of a personal data breach.

Personal Data Breach

Personal data is defined as personally identifiable information (PII) and includes the following:

  • name
  • an identification number
  • location data
  • an online identifier
  • one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person

Notification Timeframe

In the event of a data breach involving personal data, those affected will be notified within 72 hours.

What Will Be Communicated

In the event of a data breach, we will communicate the following:

  • the specific information that was stolen
  • the name and contact details of the data protection officer, and others, who are involved in investigating the breach
  • the likely consequences of the data breach for the individuals affected by the breach
  • the measures being taken to remedy the data breach