Saturday, April 19, 2014   

Gym firm slammed over data use
(12-05 18:35)

The gym operator, California Fitness, has been accused of collecting excessive amounts of personal data from many thousands of current and former members.
The Privacy Commissioner, Allan Chiang Yam-wang, has ordered the company to stop making and storing photocopies of members' identity cards, saying that any leak of the information they contain could lead to identity theft.
The fitness centee chain stressed the practice was necessary for auditing and contractual reasons, but Chiang said it was excessive and completely unnecessary. --RTHK   
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