Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Education
  • Entity Name: Lakeland Community College
  • Street Address: 7700 Clocktower Drive
  • City: Kirtland
  • State, or Country if outside the US: Oh
  • Zip Code: 44094

Submitted By

  • Name: James J. Giszczak
  • Title: Co-President
  • Firm name (if different than entity): McDonald Hopkins
  • Telephone Number: 248.220.1354
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Privacy Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 285948
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 2
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 03/07/2023 - 03/31/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 08/20/2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • 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: 09/19/2023
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: Lakeland Community - SSN rev 2 [redacted](32536544.1).pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications: N/A
  • 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: Lakeland Community College is offering the affected residents whose Social Security numbers were impacted complimentary one-year memberships with Equifax Gold credit monitoring