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Assuming that the defaulting party has not consented then yes.
This could be a breach of the Data Protection Act.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
I just want to have a look at this because a few years ago when I divorced my gold digging ex husband I was struggling with school fees and it seems the parents knew about it. I came to an arrangement with the school and they also placed a charge on my home. Last year there was some dialogue on twitter and one of the daughters of a friend of a governor put a remark on twitter referencing this charge. I have 6000 followers. I would like to take legal action and I now have the funds to do so as I feel that this is a private matter and is typical of the culture of this non academic school filled with daughters of gossiping uneducated mothers.
This is an obvious answer. Of course we are looking at the Data Protection Act but you have not specified any particular section of this and on what basis I could pursue this and whether this has been done before.
Forgive me but your question was is there a breach of confidentiality and not what section and how you could take action
It is Section 4 the Data Protection Act Principles
You could sue under Section 13 of the Act.
You can issue a claim www.moneyclaim.gov.uk
But I think you will get less than £10,000 in compensation
Can I clarify anything else?
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