Category Archives: Sally-Anne Poole

Don’t get caught out by subject access requests

By Sally-Anne Poole, Enforcement Group Manager. The ICO’s recent fine for a data breach at a GP surgery in Hertfordshire was the direct result of a subject access request gone wrong. The practice revealed confidential details about a patient to an … Continue reading

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ICO blog: The cost of carelessness – how stats help inform the action we take

“To send a person’s financial records to the wrong fax number once is careless. To do so continually, despite being aware of the problem, is unforgiveable.” So said our Head of Enforcement Stephen Eckersley, commenting on the £75,000 penalty issued … Continue reading

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