As reported by privacy Rights Clearinghouse: On january 18, 2018, Palo alto Unified shoal district learned that an employee was storing confidential parent information on his laptop. This same employee had a prior laptop stolen and based on this information, the territory conducted an investigation to determine whether personal info was affected by the prior incident. The District's investigation determined that although the stolen laptop was parole protected, confidential information may experience been stored on the device, including the name, address, and social Security number for sevener (7) North carolina residents. The district will begin notifying north carolina residents by U.S. mail in accordance with North carolina law in substantially the same signifier as the document enclosed herewith. The district is also offering the affected individuals a complimentary i year membership in citation monitoring and indistinguishability theft protection services through Experian and has provided a dedicated phone number to answer any questions that individuals may hold regarding the incident.