Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Non-Profit
  • Entity Name: Ohio Historical Society
  • Street Address: 800 E. 17th Ave.
  • City: Columbus
  • State, or Country if outside the US: Ohio
  • Zip Code: 43211

Submitted By

  • Name: Wesley Newhouse
  • Title: Geneal Counsel
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Newhouse, Prophater, Kolman & Hogan, LLC
  • Telephone Number: 6148270901
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Attorney

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 7600
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 16
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 07/09/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 07/09/2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Financial Account Number or Credit/Debit Card Number (in combination with security code, access code, password or PIN for the account)

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 08/23/2023
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Breach Notification Letter_static proof r4.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications: None
  • Were identity theft protection services offered: Yes
  • If yes, please provide the duration, the provider of the service and a brief description of the service: 12 months, IDX/Zerofox