Breach of the Protection and Retention Limitation Obligations by Times Software, Breach of the Protection Obligation by Dentons and TMF

24 Nov 2020

A financial penalty of $20,000 was imposed on Times Software, a data intermediary, for: (i) failing to make reasonable security arrangements to prevent the unauthorised disclosure of personal data belonging to the employees of its clients; and (ii) retaining personal data which was no longer necessary for legal or business purposes.

Separately, Dentons and TMF were each issued a warning for failing to put in place reasonable security arrangements with Times Software to prevent unauthorised disclosure of the personal data belonging to their employees.

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