ValueOptions, National Elevator Industry

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
November 9, 2011
Newtown Square , PA
United States
Pennsylvania US
Records Breached: 


Breach Total Number: 
7 019
Year of Breach: 
Type of organization: 
Type of breach: 

On July 6, 2011, four tape cartridges with sensitive information were shipped in a container from VOI.  The container was placed into a cardboard shipping box and shipped.  ValueOptions Inc. (VOI) was informed that the package had not arrive as of August 1. An outside agency investigated the loss of the packages until September 22.  Notification that the tapes had been lost was sent on November 4.  The tapes contained names, addresses, phone numbers, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, and plan subscriber ID numbers. VOI processes the benefits information for National elevator Industry's Health Benefit Plan, as well as other organizations.  A total of 350 New Hampshire residents were affected by the breach and 6,669 New York residents were affected as well.  The total number of people affected from different organizations and across the United States was not reported.