Beginning in 2018, the DBS will offer a service for a basic DBS check. This is in addition to the standard and enhanced level checks already provided as well as the information relating to the protection of vulnerable groups (barring register). The basic...
The Data Protection Act 1998 imposes certain obligations on public bodies when it comes to how they handle your personal data. The obligations require those public bodies to maintain up to date and accurate records, ensure that personal data is stored securely and not disclose personal data to third parties without a lawful reason.
If the police or any public body/authority have failed in their obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 and you have incurred damage as a direct result of their failure to comply with their obligations under the Act, then you may be able to claim compensation.
For advice on data protection claims against the police or any other public body/authority contact our specialist team on 0175 321 5096.