UK: Council investigating claims of data protection ‘breach’ over ‘eligible’ pupils at UTC

Warrington Guardian reports:

Council chiefs are carrying out a thorough investigation into claims the authority has ‘breached’ data protection by releasing the information of potential pupils at University Technical College (UTC) Warrington.

It is believed that the review into the matter concerns the council assisting a marketing agency by providing details of ‘eligible’ youngsters.

The authority started looking into the matter last Tuesday and it will determine whether a breach has taken place or not ‘within the next week’.

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