UK: ICO investigates Age UK after two data breaches

Kirsty Weakley writes:

Age UK lost the personal details for current and former staff in two separate data breaches at the end of last year and has reported itself to the Information Commissioner’s Office.

The charity has written to current and former employees to tell them that there were two incidents at the end of last year which mean people’s names, addresses, date of birth and national insurance number have been lost.

Age UK said that no bank details or passwords were lost and it is “not aware of any actual or attempted misuse of any personal data”. No customer or supporter data has been compromised.

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