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COV ITRM Glossary

Data Breach

Definition

The unauthorized access and acquisition of unredacted computerized data that compromises the security or confidentiality of personal information. Good faith acquisition of personal information by an employee or agent of an individual or entity for the purposes of the individual or entity that is authorized to view the data is not a breach of the security of the system, provided that the personal information is not used for a purpose other than a lawful purpose of the individual or entity or subject to further unauthorized disclosure.

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