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Giant Tiger data compromised due to vendor 'incident'

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Mar25,2024

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Giant Tiger announces that the contact details of some of its customers were compromised during a supplier-related “incident” third party that she uses.

Spokeswoman Alison Scarlett did not name the supplier, but said the Ottawa-based discount retailer uses it to manage its communications and customer relations.

< p class="StyledBodyHtmlParagraph-sc-48221190-4 hnvfyV">After recently becoming aware of a security issue with the vendor, Scarlett says Giant Tiger began contacting its customers about the incident, urging them to use caution when using security issues. they open emails and receive phone calls.

Ms. Scarlett maintains that no payment information or passwords were part of the data compromised.

Giant Tiger store systems and applications were also not affected.

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She adds that there is no indication that the data has been misused, but says the company is working to resolve incident as quickly and openly as possible.

We deeply regret that this incident occurred and remain committed to employing best practices to prevent this type of incident, she mentions in an email.

With information from The Canadian Press

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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