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Sale of Personal Data

Requested on
Fri 4th February, 2011
Reference
FOI 1187
Resolution
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Question

1.a) How much income has the council received from selling personal details so far during the current financial year (10/11)?

1.b) To which companies has the data been sold or passed on?

2.a) How much income did the council receive from selling personal details in the previous financial year (09/10)?

2.b) To which companies was the data sold or passed on?

To help you find the answer, I point out that in many cases data is sold from the edited version of the electoral register - although this question is open to include other instances if they are relevant to your authority.

Answer

1.a) How much income has the council received from selling personal details so far during the current financial year (10/11)? 
£2,267.50

1.b) To which companies has the data been sold or passed on? 
Crediva,
Aristotle Int. Europe Ltd.,
Call Credit,
Equifax,
Experian
 2.a) How much income did the council receive from selling personal details in the previous financial year (09/10)? 
£1,931
 2.b) To which companies was the data sold or passed on?"  
Crediva,
Aristotle Int. Europe Ltd.,
Call Credit,
Equifax,
Experian

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