A document containing an individual’s name and address was inadvertently attached to an email and sent to over three hundred individuals.
Undertaking issued to ensure that all staff are made aware of and are appropriately trained in procedures for distributing emails and adequate checks are carried out.
Reason for action
Although staff had received advice and training on data protection issues in general there was no written guidance or instructions on how to deal with this type of work.
19 October 2010