Isle of Anglesey County Council

Breach details

What Loss of personal data and in one case loss of sensitive personal data.
How much Unknown
When Several incidents in early 2012
Why Documents containing personal data were inappropriately disclosed or disposed of, or put at risk of unauthorised access. The council had an out of date data protection policy, and provided insufficient data protection training.

BW Comments

The undertaking is very vague, and doesn’t provide specific details of what happened to cause the data losses, or why.

Regulatory action

Regulator ICO
Action Undertaking to comply with the seventh data protection principle
When 20 December 2012
Details The data conroller is to ensure that all policies and procedures are up to date and in place to support staff who handle personal data and that these will be communicated to all relevant staff along with information governance training.

BW Observations

It is almost as if the council, as part of its self-reporting, suggested the necessary remedial action.