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Complainant Name:
Mrs K Crossley

Clauses Noted: 3

Publication: Halifax Evening Courier


Mrs K Crossley of Halifax complained that an article invaded her familys privacy when it stated their name and full address in addition to publishing a photograph of the house. The complainant was concerned that this had happened despite requests for the newspaper not to do so.


The complaint was resolved when the newspaper amended its records to reflect the complainants position and gave assurances that none of the information provided would be used without her express permission. The newspaper also explained why it considered it necessary to identify the complainants precise location and apologised if the complainant found the initial tone of the correspondence aggressive.

Report: 66

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