Who values your personal details

This story in the
Daily
Telegraph
today 

High street banks
have been dumping customer details in bins outside their branches, it was
revealed yesterday.

The Information
Commissioner's Office (ICO) said 13 firms “carelessly” threw away
customer information. 

The ICO ordered
the firms to sign a formal undertaking to comply with the Data Protection Act
and warned failure to abide by it could lead to possible prosecution. ICO
deputy commissioner David Smith said: “It is unacceptable for banks and
other organisations to carelessly discard their customers' information.

The banks and
firms who have been censured are:

HBOS,

Alliance & Leicester,

Royal Bank of
Scotland,

Scarborough Building Society,

Clydesdale Bank,

NatWest,

United
National Bank,

Barclays Bank,

Co-operative Bank,

HFC Bank,

Nationwide Building
Society,

The Post Office,

The Immigration Advisory Service.
 

Why have the ICO
not prosecuted these firms, why are the ICO not protecting your data. This is not the first time Banks have discarded customer data in this way.

These are the companies that will have access to all
your ID card information.

These are the companies that are not interested in protecting your data, it is obviously
too much trouble.

They, like the
government, want to control you with ID cards, make YOU comply with the rules
and take more of your money.

 

 

Say NO to ID
cards, Say NO to the Database state.

 

 

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About IanPJ

Ian Parker-Joseph, former Leader of the Libertarian Party UK, who currently heads PDPS Internet Hosting and the Personal Deed Poll Services company, has been an IT industry professional for over 20 years, providing Business Consulting, Programme and Project Management, specialising in the recovery of Projects that have failed in a process driven world. Ian’s experience is not limited to the UK, and he has successfully delivered projects in the Middle East, Africa, US, Russia, Poland, France and Germany. Working within different cultures, Ian has occupied high profile roles within multi-nationals such as Nortel and Cable & Wireless. These experiences have given Ian an excellent insight into world events, and the way that they can shape our own national future. His extensive overseas experiences have made him all too aware of how the UK interacts with its near neighbours, its place in the Commonwealth, and how our nation fits into the wider world. He is determined to rebuild many of the friendships and commercial relationships with other nations that have been sadly neglected over the years, and would like to see greater energy and food security in these countries, for the benefit of all. Ian is a vocal advocate of small government, individual freedom, low taxation and a minimum of regulation. Ian believes deeply and passionately in freedom and independence in all areas of life, and is now bringing his professional experiences to bear in the world of politics.
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