Apr 082015
 
 April 8, 2015  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Non-U.S., Youth & Schools

Lucy Ward reports:

The universities admissions service, Ucas, broke data protection rules when it signed up teenagers to receive adverts about mobile phones, energy drinks and other products, the information commissioner has ruled.

The University and Colleges Admissions Service must now change its application form and privacy policy because of the ruling, which follows an investigation triggered by a Guardian article.

Read more on The Guardian.

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