Loss of personal data
A number of records.
Items of personal information were recovered from a refuse bin outside the Phones 4U premises in Market Way, Coventry, and Regent Street, Swindon. The information included documentation showing customer names and addresses, and bank account details.
Undertaking issued to ensure that all paper waste generated is to be treated as confidential and shredded. 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.
17 May 2007
View PDF of the Phones 4U Ltd Undertaking (Breach Watch Archive)