Category: Data Breach

ENGLAND – North West council fined £70k after data breach relating to adopted child

A council in the North West has become the latest local authority to be fined by the Information Commissioner’s Office after a data breach in its social services team. The ICO imposed a £70,000 monetary penalty on Halton Borough Council after in May 2012 a grade 2 clerical officer mistakenly sent details of the home …

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