Data Breach Letter
August 24, 2023
To Whom it May Concern,
You are receiving this letter as a part of Humanistic Foundation Incorporated’s commitment to the privacy of your protected health information and to comply with certain privacy and security laws.
On July 31, 2023, a third-party platform (Exym) notified us that they accidentally exported data containing 33 individuals' personal information; different data was supposed to be exported. The mistake was noticed within 10 minutes of receipt of the data, and Exym confirmed to us that the data was deleted less than 90 minutes after receipt.
WHAT INFORMATION WAS INVOLVED?
The Export contained private client data from Humanistic Foundation Inc. The information that was released included names, ID’s, gender, status, ethnicity, age and diagnosis.
WHAT WE ARE DOING?
We are in contact with LA County Department of Mental Health & Exym to make sure this doesn't happen again.
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
If applicable, we also encourage you to place a fraud alert on your credit reports with the national credit bureaus and request a free credit report to ensure that accounts have not been established without your knowledge.
Major credit Bureaus phone numbers:
Equifax- 800-766-0008 www.equifax.com
Experian- 888-397-3742 www.experin.com
Transunion- 800-680-7289 www.transunion.com
We sincerely apologize and regret that this situation occurred. Humanistic Foundation Incorporated is committed to maintaining the privacy of our clients’ information and we take many safety precautions for the security and safeguarding of our clients personal and protected health information.
If you have questions or wish to speak with someone at Humanistic Foundation Incorporated regarding this matter, feel free to contact us at (888)919-9219.
Humanistic Foundation Incorporated