Seen on ThisIsLancashire.co.uk:
The personal data of as many as 3,500 people was lost when 15 council computers were stolen, an official report has revealed.
The laptops, used by social workers, were stolen from Jubilee House in Blackburn in June.
Now the Information Commissioner will now carry out his own investigation as the theft meant the council breached the Data Protection Act by failing to look after people’s personal information.
To make matters worse, when the Jubilee House sent out the notification letters, they reportedly sent about 100 of them to children instead of to their parents.
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