PlanetDrugsDirect is an active member CIPA (Canada's International Medicines Agency) and is licensed to sell medicines to Canadian and US citizens but also to others. The website provides its customers direct access in affordable prescription and non-prescription medications and has about 400.000 clients.
The Canadian service informed its customers (their number is unknown) of a recent incident security, saying: "Our research to date shows that the data that may have been exposed include name, address, email address, telephone number, medical information and payment information."
"Currently, there is no evidence to suggest that codes access to online accounts has been breached", He added.
PlanetDrugsDirect is investigating the case and will soon provide more information.
"We assure you that we are working hard to complete it research and to correct the situation ", the company stated in the email it sent to the customers.
The PlanetDrugsDirect site collects various personal, financial and medical information necessary for the effective delivery of services.
What information does it collect? site;
The information usually collected is: name, mailing address, email, phone number, occupation, other employment, customer referral name, client's doctor's name (and contact information), gender, date of birth, drug allergies, medicines, family medical history information, personal medical history information, credit card details, etc.
Customers need to check their bank accounts and credit cards
Η company recommends to customers carefully monitor their bank account and credit card activity and alert their bank if they notice any suspicious activity.
Customers can contact the company by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
"We think a lot about privacy and protection of your data and we do everything we can to ensure that you will not be further affected by this event ", concludes PlanetDrugsDirect.