European Data Protection Digest

Commissioner: AIB’s Misreporting Violated Law

PRIVACY LAW—IRELAND

August 9, 2012

RTÉ News reports that Deputy Data Protection Commissioner Gary Davis has said AIB “supplied inaccurate personal data” to the Irish Credit Bureau (ICB) in breach of data protection law. The misreported data resulted in individuals being denied credit, the report states, noting AIB has confirmed the incorrect reporting of missed loan repayments to the ICB over a six-year period. Davis is urging those affected to get copies of their credit reports to ensure their information is now accurate.
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