Loss of personal data
A number of records.
Items of personal information were recovered from refuse bins used by the Manchester branch of the data controller, including a copy of a fax showing business and personal account details, a remittance form, a copy of an internal email and other miscellaneous paperwork.
Undertaking issued to ensure that clear policies and procedures are in place to cover the disposal of waste containing personal information. Adequate and relevant data protection training must be given to all staff.
Reason for action
The ICO had received a complaint about the data controller’s breach of the Seventh Data Protection Principle.
13 February 2007