Loss of personal data.
Theft of documents containing personal information from a police officer’s car while it was parked overnight.
Undertaking issued to ensure that policies covering the transportation of data are made clear and are regulated. Where necessary staff must be given secure transportation and storage facilities for data outside of the office
Reason for action
The officer had not used his secure briefcase to transport the papers, nor had he been provided with a secure storage facility at his home in breach of the data controller’s policy
18 June 2010