GDPR / Data Protection

Misuse of personal data and fraud

MISUSE OF PERSONAL DATA AND FRAUD An interesting case came to my attention at the time of writing this on a public forum on social media, which I thought would be worth covering in a blog as it raises a number of unique issues and concerns across a whole spectrum of...

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Misdirected post and Data Protection

MISDIRECTED POST AND DATA PROTECTION  A colleague of mine told me about a long-standing problem she had with a well known pensions and life insurance provider which features a female grim reaper in its adverts. Can you guess the brand that I am referring to? She was...

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GDPR Act 2018 and the misuse of data

GDPR ACT 2018 AND THE MISUSE OF DATA It came to my attention from a complaints forum on Facebook that people who didn't proceed with the purchase of a vehicle from a dealership are being sent MOT reminders. This may seem innocuous on the face of it, but in reality...

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Morrisons found liable for staff data leak

MORRISONS FOUND LIABLE FOR STAFF DATA LEAK  An interesting case came to light at the time of writing this on a Data Protection breach, which I thought would be worth looking at. BACKGROUND In essence, a disgruntled former employee leaked the salaries, National...

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Mobile phone records and the Data Protection Act

MOBILE PHONE RECORDS AND THE DATA PROTECTION ACT - 22/08/2017 A friend of mine rang me a few days ago at the time of writing this to discuss a custody battle that she is having with her ex and wanted some guidance and direction from me, which I thought I would touch...

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