Information Commissioner writing to Unite over its data protection approach

A footnote to my post from the general election campaign, Hasn’t Charlie Whelan admitted Unite is breaking the law?. Finally, after nearly three months the Information Commissioner has ruled on the complaint and is writing to Unite to “recommend” they change their data protection registration.

As to why the Information Commission didn’t take any action whilst all the phoning was going on and instead waited until the phoning was all over, the data gathered, the data used, the votes all cast and the results decided? The Information Commissioner’s office says “Please accept my apologies”. Not quite regulation at its best.

Read more by or more about , or .
This entry was posted in News.
Advert

2 Comments

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

If you are a member of the party, you can have the Lib Dem Logo appear next to your comments to show this. You must be registered for our forum and can then login on this public site with the same username and password.

To have your photo next to your comment please signup your email address with Gravatar.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

*
*
Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?

Advert



Recent Comments

  • Fiona
    @Siv, what do you think the purpose of opposition politicians is if not to hold the government to account? For those of us in Scotland, especially for our elect...
  • Joe Bourke
    Peter Martin, This historical Perspective on the Reserve Currency Status of the U.S. Dollar https://home.treasury.gov/system/files/206/Appendix1FinalOctober1...
  • David Raw
    Having re-read the Guardian article, I note that the Scottish Government has issued a statement to the effect, "“Scottish government policy is that the crown ...
  • David Raw
    Yes, indeed, it's all over the Guardian. Definitely needs resisting and sorting ou, and surprised Nicola let it go through (if she did ?) - especially given the...
  • Peter Martin
    "Now, as a result of Covid-19, the world’s monetary system based on national fiat currencies may be approaching a turning point." What does this...