|What||Loss of sensitive personal information.|
|How much||15 records.|
|When||23 April 2011|
|Why||Paper records relating to vulnerable children were stolen from a social worker’s home. Although it was accepted that the paper records needed to be taken home and that there was a policy in place to cover it, it was felt that the policy did not address the risk identified by this security breach.|
|Regulator||ICO||Action||Monetary penalty of £ 70,000|
|When||15 May 2012|
Why the regulator acted
|Breach of act||Loss of paper records.
Inappropriate organisational and technical measures.
|Known or should have known||Staff were aware of the sensitive nature of the data they dealt with and that it was often necessary for paper records to be taken out of the office.|
|Likely to cause damage or distress||Data relating to child exploitation.|
|View PDF of the London Borough of Barnet Monetary Penalty Notice (Breach Watch Archive)|
|View PDF of the London Borough of Barnet Monetary Penalty Notice (Via ICO Website)|