A £63m plan to allow access to NHS medical records has been criticised for failing to offer patients a choice over whether data is shared with researchers.
Concerns raised after possible security flaws in mobile phone analysis technology used by Police Scotland emerge.
Police officers' attempt to block disciplinary action for allegedly sharing racist and antisemitic WhatsApp messages cost Police Scotland nearly £200,000 in legal fees.
Genetic testing kits sold online and in pharmacies are failing to protect consumers’ privacy raising concerns about human rights, academics have warned.
Councils across Scotland are failing to implement surveillance laws properly, according to inspection reports obtained by The Ferret.
A former CCTV operator with 15 years experience claims council managers ignored frequent breaches of privacy laws on an almost daily basis.