Grant, Ian
November 2007
Computer Weekly;11/20/2007, p69
Trade Publication
The article reports that the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) in Great Britain has revealed that more than nine out of 10 people worry that organisations are selling their personal details illegally. The ICO said individuals' awareness of their rights under the Data Protection Act has reached an all-time high. This year's nationwide survey showed 87% of individuals know they have the right to correct inaccurate personal information held about them. Information Commissioner Richard Thomas, said that by failing to keep personal information secure, organisations not only risk losing the trust of their customers but they also risk enforcement action by the Commissioner's office.


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