Loss of sensitive personal data.
A home support worker’s bag which contained hard copies of records relating to vulnerable individuals was stolen.
Undertaking issued to ensure that adequate security measures and implemented for hard copy documentation and that such documents contain the minimum amount of personal data necessary.
Reason for action
The home support worker’s bag was not locked and further investigation revealed that staff were given insufficient guidance about how to use and transport such documentation.
08 June 2011.
View PDF of the North Lanarkshire Council Undertaking (Via ICO Website)
View PDF of the North Lanarkshire Council Undertaking (Breach Watch Archive)