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Ash
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Hi If I gave my personal email to a company that I have dealings

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If I gave my personal email to a company that I have dealings with. Do they have a right to give my email to someone else.eg an estate agents whom I had a disagreement with got their solicitor to contact me via my personal email and home address. Should my personal email have be used for this purpose?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 3 years ago.

Alex Watts : Did you consent please?
Customer: Consent for my email to be given to the solicitor ? No, I gave the estate agent my emails for the purpose of communicating with me on the sale of my property. The solicitor was bought in by the estate agents when I came into dispute with the estate agents.
Alex Watts : Ok.
Alex Watts : If you did not consent then no they can't disclose it.
Alex Watts : It is a breach if the data protection act.
Alex Watts : You should complain to the information comissioner.
Alex Watts : they can investigate your complaint for free and their website is www.ico.gov.uk
Alex Watts : But your personal email and details should not have been disclosed without your permission.
Alex Watts : Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Customer: Thank you. Your advice has been helpful.
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