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Important information regarding your data

 

Dear Navan Education & Support Centre Client,

We are posting to notify you of a data security incident involving your personal data held by Navan Education & support Centre (NESC). This notice explains what happened. We have taken this matter very seriously and sincerely regret any concern it may cause you.

Please note this relates only to data held by the Education Centre and does not pertain to data exchanged via this website.

What Happened

Navan Education Support Centre was subject to a cyber malware infiltration. This occurred on Sunday February 16th, 2020. The incident identified as a lock on the server by a bot and was discovered and remediated on the following day. During this incident information stored on our system was accessed and encrypted.   This incident was reported by NESC to the Data Protection Commissioner on the day it was discovered. 

What Information Was Involved

The information may have included any details provided by you to NESC. This may include your name, email address, contact details, teaching council number, and your phone number.

What Are The Likely Consequences Of This Data Security Incident

An unidentified third party encrypted our data. Following investigation, it appears highly unlikely that the data was accessed for the purposes of retaining your details. It is deemed that the risk to your data is small and we have been advised that it is highly unlikely that data has been retained by an outside infiltrator.

What We Are Doing

We have been diligently investigating this incident with the assistance of outside experts. We liaising with the Data Protection Commission in respect of the incident. In addition, we have taken numerous steps to further enhance the security of our systems and your information.

What You Can Do

No action on your part is needed. However, we recommend you remain vigilant and take steps to protect against identity theft or fraud. Please notify us of any suspicious emails that may be spoofing our email address.

For More Information

We deeply regret that this incident occurred. Be assured, we are fully committed to protecting your personal data and other information. If you have any questions or concerns about this data security incident please contact us: FAO Director on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note this relates only to data held by the Education Centre and does not pertain to data exchanged via this website.

 

ESCI

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Athlumney,
Navan, 
Co. Meath.
Eir Code: C15 RK03

Navan Education Centre

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    09:00 - 17:30
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