Data protection: a name is personal data save for limited exceptions
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Edem v Information Commissioner and another  EWCA Civ 92 CA (1 other report)
Edem v Information Commissioner and another  EWCA Civ 92 CA
data protection | personal data | disclosure of names
The Court of Appeal has held that a name is personal data unless it is so common that without further information, such as its use in a work context, a person remains unidentifiable despite its disclosure.