Loss of personal data.
The data controller was attempting to establish the current employment of an individual, for the purpose of an application to the Court for an Attachment of Earnings order. The fax which was brought to a District Judge’s attention contained questions asking for personal data which were irrelevant and execisve for the purpose.
Undertaking issued to ensure that personal data is processed in accordance with the Act and in particular the First and Third Principles.
Reason for action
The data controller was asking for personal data without any necessity to do so.
11 May 2009