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Information Commissioners Office

ICO tells agents to improve handling of personal data

01 February, 20160 Comments
Agents have been warned by an official watchdog for the way they handle clients’ personal data. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has now issued a report with a string of observations after visiting a series of letting and estate agents’ offices. The observations included: – Staff having little formal training in data protection; – Vendors, landlords and
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Don’t name your tenants online – Join LRS instead

12 November, 20130 Comments
The Information Commissioners Office states that landlords cannot publicly display their tenants rent arrears, so what can a landlord do to warn others about their tenants previous rental history without breaking the law? A landlord recently joined LRS and posted his own “Tenant Reviews” (from his own website) within our community forum.  These did not
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