I'm not sure why it would be a breach of the Data Protection Act. In fact, in the police interview they told me they had intelligence from Luxembourg and French customs (who must have said it was controlled when it wasn't). I had given these people all the invoices to the VAT registered business in the UK and also from the supplier in China so there was nothing suspicious. I had checked beforehand that the chemicals were all legal in the EU countries it was being delivered to before the mailing company can forward it on to UK. The mailing company however weren't acting in good faith (I mentioned possible customs problems before joining them) and were tricking me from the start on refusing not to accept my parcels when I told them not to (even though it says in their terms this is possible after ending the contract and they would then refuse further parcels, they were telling me lies saying they had too many parcels to refuse certain ones). They kept miving them to Luxembourg too without my permission and giving them to customs which they obviously must work together with. At one point a parcel had cleared French customs and delivered to one of the mailing companies French addresses but they then called someone they knew from French customs who then picked up the parcel and seized it (I think to corroborate their story).
So basically, as they knew my solicitor told me to ignore any summons, they contacted UK Border Force who somehow got the police involved. The police seemed to think it was controlled even in the interview. Is it possible to sue for these authorities lying to the police and saying it is controlled?
I think UK border force do this often too when they seize similar items (the UK want to make a blanket ban of some of these) and to scare people from appealing, they illegally state on notices of seizure it is controlled or Class B or Class C for the exact same chemical from the same source (which shows they are making it up or are incompetent at best). Since they are separate from the Police, maybe they think they can do this without any comeback to them? I've had recent experience of this where packages sent to different people and seized at the same time have had completely different seizure notices for the exact same chemical and source. All saying it is controlled without specifying what exactly they found (also varying classes) but independent testing of the same sourced packages that weren't seized show it is legal and they are 99% at least purity so phamraceutical grade. It's almost as if they are trying to set me up as I'm bailed until the end of January while they test the stuff they found on my premises.
Are these authorities untouchable or what can be done about all this? Intimidating legitimate business etc. due to their warped ideology so they think it is okay for them to act illegally.