Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Education
  • Entity Name: Washington College
  • Street Address: 300 Washington Ave
  • City: Chestertown
  • State, or Country if outside the US: United States
  • Zip Code: 21620

Submitted By

  • Name: Nicholas Kurk
  • Title: Attorney
  • Firm name (if different than entity): McDonald Hopkins PLC
  • Telephone Number: 3126426738
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Attorney

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 13168
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 44
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 02/11/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 10/20/2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Driver's License Number or Non-Driver Identification Card Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: November 15, 2023
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Washington_College_-_ME_AG_-_Final_32865790v1.pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications:
  • 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 of complimentary credit monitoring and identity theft protection assistance through TransUnion