Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Other Commercial
  • Entity Name: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers
  • Street Address: 9500 Glenlyon Parkway
  • City: Burnaby
  • State, or Country if outside the US: Canada
  • Zip Code: V5J 0C6

Submitted By

  • Name: Aravind Swaminathan
  • Title: Partner
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe
  • Telephone Number: 206-839-4340
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Attorney

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 9566
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 1
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 10/28/2021 - 11/15/2021
  • Date Breach Discovered: 11/14/2021
  • Description of the Breach:
    • Other
    • If other, please specify: Ransomware
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Social Security Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 03/11/2022
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Ritchie Bros Sample Individual Notice (002).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: Ritchie Bros. is providing complimentary identity monitoring to affected individuals for two years through Kroll. The identity monitoring services include Credit Monitoring and Identity Theft Restoration.