Loss of personal data
Items of personal data were recovered from refuse bins outside branches in Manchester and Southampton, including fax copies of insurance forms, two cut up debit cards and a list of a customers standing orders and direct debits.
Undertaking issued to ensure that clear policies and procedures are in place to cover the disposal of personal data and that appropriate data protection training is given to all relevant employees.
Reason for action
The ICO had received complaints about Westgate Bank’s failure to adhere to the Seventh Data Protection Principle.
23 February 2007
View PDF of the National Westgate Bank plc Undertaking (Breach Watch Archive)