Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Data Protection Officers response regarding Tesco

So Tesco can avoid their legal obligations by claiming "human error". Might be a handy excuse the next time I do something wrong ..

----- Original Message ----- From: <******@dataprotection.ie> To: <*******.COM> Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2006 10:58 AM Subject: Complaint - Actual Mr. *********

> Brief Description : concluding email to DS > Comments : > > Mr. ********, > > This Office contacted the Data Compliance Manager in Tesco during the > investigation of your complaint. They were reminded of their obligations > under the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 at this stage. We are of the > oppinion that they are aware of their obligations and that "human error" > was the reason for the delay in the response to your original email to > them > in October 2005. > > This Office will not be taking any further action on this matter. > > I trust that this clarifies the situation for you. > > Regards, > ********. > 24/01/2006 > > ____________________________________________________________________________________ > > Office of the Data Protection Commissioner > Block 6 > Irish Life Centre > Lower Abbey Street > Dublin 1 > Ireland > telephone: + 353 (0)1 874 8544 > fax: + 353 (0)1 874 5405 > website: www.dataprotection.ie > > > "The information transmitted is intended only for the person or entity to > which it is addressed and may contain confidential and/or privileged > material. Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or > taking of any action in reliance upon, this information by persons or > entities other then the intened recipient is prohibited. If you recieved > this in error, please contact the sender and delete the material from any > computer. It is the policy of the Data Protection Commissioner's office to > disallow the sending of offensive material and should you consider that > the material contained in this message is offensive you should contact the > sender immediately and also mailminder@dataprotection.ie."

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