European Data Protection Digest

Glasgow Council, Game Developer Report Breaches

DATA LOSS—UK & EUROPE

June 14, 2012

Glasgow City Council is notifying 37,835 individuals and companies that their personal details were contained on a laptop computer that was stolen from its offices in late May, BBC News reports. The data includes names, addresses and bank account details. “We are sorry that this has happened and apologise for the inconvenience it has caused,” a council spokesperson said. Meanwhile, game developer Riot Games is notifying League of Legends players that “Hackers gained access to certain personal player data contained in certain EU West and EU Nordic & East databases.”
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