|Loss of highly sensitive personal information by fax.
|11 June 2010
|Two faxes were sent to the wrong recipients.
|Monetary penalty of £ 100,000
|22 November 2010
Why the regulator acted
|Breach of act
|Faxes sent to the wrong recipient.
Inappropriate organisational and technical measures.
|Known or should have known
|The ICOs advice on faxing protocols after the first incident were ignored, but the risk had been made clear.
|Likely to cause damage or distress
|Data relating to vulnerable children.
|View PDF of the Hertfordshire County Council Monetary Penalty Notice (Breach Watch Archive)
|View PDF of the Hertfordshire County Council Monetary Penalty Notice (Via ICO Website)