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Complainant Name:
Mrs Karen Elton

Clauses Noted: 1, 3

Publication: Daily Mail

Complaint:

Mrs Karen Elton complained that an article which sought to detail the circumstances of a dispute over church bell ringing contained a number of inaccuracies. In addition, the complainant was concerned that the newspaper had used correspondence in the story which she considered to be private and included a photograph of her husband which was taken in their driveway where she believed he had a reasonable expectation of privacy without consent.

Resolution:

The complaint was resolved when the newspaper removed the entire article from its website, destroyed all the photographs it held on its database in relation to the matter and wrote a private letter of apology to the complainant for any distress caused.

Report: 76



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