That would explain the difference in disclosure outcomes then, and firmly
place them within existing policies and procedures.
I guess some of the the media reports were particularly slanted, or
inaccurately reported, being focused on their triumph in gaining disclosure
following a previous denial and thereby enabling a country wide, or even
worldwide (internet downloadable news items) disclosure.
Interesting how the outcomes from the management of information in these
situations affects the breadth of exposure given to personal data. Almost as
if that management of information was more important than the management of
the personal data involved in achieving a given perception.
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2007 16:29:15 +0000
From: Roland Perry <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: Disclosure
In message <[log in to unmask]>, at
14:47:15 on Tue, 9 Jan 2007, Ian Welton <[log in to unmask]> writes
>How did the police deal with compliance with their DP notifications,
>which require compliance with their own policies and procedures when
>disclosing personal data, when the reported outcome from those policies
>and procedures was - there was insufficient risk to warrant disclosure?
That was the Derbyshire Police, when they were fairly sure the perps had
>With the police being reported as disclosing the photographs, and if
>the reported opinion was a political one, are the police reviewing
>their policies and procedures to allow for the direct exercise of
>political opinions at variance with policy or procedural findings when
>processing personal data?
And that was the Manchester Police into whose area the perps had likely
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