Applicant name X.
Applicant type Prisoner
Country UK
Decision no.7826/77
Institution Commission
Type Decision
Outcome Art. 8 Inadmissible
Reason Ratione personae; just satisfaction
Type of privacy Informational privacy
Keywords Access to information
Facts of the case Prison officer could access the register of the money sent to prisoners, who sent that money and their home adress. He apperantly visited the wife of the applicant and is alleged to have made inappropriate remarks.
Analysis Prison uathorities have acknowledged wrongdoing, have taken measures against the prison officer and have ensured that access to data about prisoners is restricted from now on. Hence, the applicant can no longer claim to be a victim under the ECHR.
Documents Decision