Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Education
  • Entity Name: Spotswood Public Schools
  • Street Address: 105 Summerhill Rd.
  • City: Spotswood
  • State, or Country if outside the US: New Jersey
  • Zip Code: 08884

Submitted By

  • Name: William Berglund
  • Title: Counsel
  • Firm name (if different than entity): Baker & Hostetler, LLP
  • Telephone Number: 216-861-7416
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Outside Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 424
  • 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: 09/11/2021
  • Date Breach Discovered: 10/27/2021
  • Description of the Breach:
    • Other
    • If other, please specify: Ransomware
  • 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: 11/28/2021
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: ME App & Sample.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: Kroll, 1 Year, credit monitoring, fraud consultation, and identity restoration services