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ICO decision that NHS breached Data Protection Act on transfer of personal information to a home computer
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 17 2009

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has found that Mid-Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust was in breach of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) after a member of its HR team transferred personal information about a Trust employee, which was not password or encryption protected, to a home computer

Information Commissioner orders council to disclose job application forms
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2009

The Information Commissioner has issued a decision notice ordering a local authority to disclose a summary of data on the job application forms of other candidates, including the successful applicants, or alternatively copies of their application forms with personal data removed

Kim Pattullo
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP