Her actions were violations of the Data Protection Act as well as Metropolitan Police regulations.
"The offences occurred between August 24, 2012 and April 29, 2013 where she used police computer systems for personal use in breach of the law and Metropolitan Police regulations." - Get West London NewsIt is unclear why the breaches went on for a year or how they were discovered. Organizations seeking proactive detection of data privacy breaches can utilize low-cost on-demand SaaS analytics services.
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(a) Hammersmith and Fulham policewoman fired after breaching police data act - www.GetWestLondon.co.uk, 08/26/2914