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What can you do if a firm plays fast and loose with your ...



What can you do if a firm plays fast and loose with your personal info?

It's impossible not to give our details to companies, and abuse of our trust is more frequent than you might think

Consumer journalist

The words “client confidentiality” crop up a lot in my line of work.

We can’t avoid providing our personal details to businesses if we want their goods and services: we trust them to protect our privacy, but that trust is often violated.

Often it’s unintentional, such as the case of the employment agency that accidentally published the personal details of its applicants on its website...

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