ICO Survey on ‘data loss’ confidence

The Information Commissioners Office conducted a survey of across all age groups, genders, and regions within the UK.

Overall just 9% of people had total confidence in the banks and governments to store their data, with a net result of 53% who were not confident, and 16% not confident at all.

Also interestingly 72% of people said that they felt “powerless” about how their stated is stored.

The full ICO report is available here – ICO Survey Feb 2008

How confident are you with the way organization, such as banks, councils and the government, look after your personal details?


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