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Don’t get caught out by subject access requests

By Sally-Anne Poole, Enforcement Group Manager. The ICO’s recent fine for a data breach at a GP surgery in Hertfordshire was the direct result of a subject access request gone wrong. The practice revealed confidential details about a patient to an … Continue reading

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Insurers using subject access requests to see medical information

The Information Commissioner has been considering the emerging practice of insurance companies obtaining medical records by using patients’ subject access rights. We recognise that insurance companies may have a genuine need to review medical information about its customers when providing … Continue reading

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