UK: Domestic abuse privacy breach: Greater Manchester Police pays victim

BBC reports:

A domestic abuse victim has received £75,000 from a police force after it revealed details of her treatment by a former boyfriend without her consent.

The unnamed woman had agreed Greater Manchester Police (GMP) could refer to her experience in a training session providing she remained anonymous.

However, she later learned her identity and medical history were disclosed to a wider audience.

GMP has apologised and said “steps” had been taken to stop similar occurrences.

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