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Complainant Name:
A woman

Clauses Noted: 3, 4

Publication: News of the World

Complaint:
A woman complained that she had been contacted by journalists including a news editor over the telephone from the newspaper about a private matter, involving a footballer with whom she has had a relationship. Her telephone number had been obtained without her consent. The complainant did not wish to speak to the newspaper about the matter.

Resolution:
The complaint was resolved when the newspaper made clear that it did not intend to contact the complainant again or revisit the story unless there was a significant change in circumstances.

Report: 71



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