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Retention of data after Prevent referral breached right to privacy

Force kept boy's details on 10 separate databases despite closing case after visit.

Retention of data after Prevent referral breached right to privacy

Date - 24th September 2020
By - Police Oracle
A court has ruled that the retention of data by the Met on a boy who was referred to the Prevent programme was a breach of his right to privacy and the Data Protection Act. The boy – known only as II – was 11 when a tutor raised...
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