UK: Personal registrant data leaked by General Optical Council

Simon Jones reports:

Personal data of General Optical Council registrants has been mistakenly shared by the regulator with three optical organisations.

Home contact addresses of fully qualified registrants were shared earlier this year with three organisations working within the optical sector. The GOC said the details would have been handed over if a home address was chosen as a main point of contact.

Details of the organisations and the number of registrants affected have not be disclosed by the GOC.

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