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Data protection: a name is personal data save for limited exceptions

This report relates to 1 case(s)

Edem v Information Commissioner and another [2014] 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.