IE: UCD Students’ Union uncovers ‘major data breach’ in Student Leap Cards

This news story appeared on August 30, but I am first seeing it now.  Jack Quann reported:

The Students’ Union at University College Dublin (UCD) has suspended selling Student Leap Cards, after they say they uncovered that personal information was at risk.

The information used in the student version of the card is different to regular cards.

The union claims the information it takes is in breach of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Personal information available to Student Leap Card agents includes a photo, address, mobile phone number and e-mail.

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