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Is this legal?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Sprouts, Oct 11, 2010.

  1. Sprouts

    Sprouts Regular Member

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    If you work in a fast food restaurant and you take a picture of the details in the database is this illegal?

    Data = Name, Phone Number, Address
     
  2. bertbaby

    bertbaby Elite Member

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    Are you copying the data or the data header?
     
  3. Sprouts

    Sprouts Regular Member

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    Basically taking a picture with a phone of the data on screen (computer) which is the data stated above - name etc.
     
  4. Theodore

    Theodore Power Member

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    Yes this is illegal, and will get you fired your breaking the Data Protection Act.
     
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  5. bertbaby

    bertbaby Elite Member

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    Yeah, got to agree with Theodore plus there a lot of cameras around nowadays tied to POS systems for just such a purpose.
     
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  6. Theodore

    Theodore Power Member

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    Also a lot of computers these days have tracking software so they can tell what you've been up to aswell.
    If you have no purpose for looking in to peoples details then they will question it.
    But i doubt a fast food place has this lol, But you never know these days!
     
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  7. Sprouts

    Sprouts Regular Member

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    Argh!
    And yeah they have cameras and I could do it slyly but now I think about it it's not really worth it.

    I was gonna get some leads from the database and send out some "You Won" leaflets (impersonating the company) and sending them to a CPA trial offer.

    Never mind haha.
     
  8. Theodore

    Theodore Power Member

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    Wow im glad your not doing that.
    It really isnt worth it for a few leads mate.

    Could get you in so much shit! lol
     
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  9. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Big time Federal offense... don't even think of it although your idea of "You Won!" mailings is a good idea.
     
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    You can buy mini spy cameras for 30$ (PAL resolution).
     
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  11. teeniegenie

    teeniegenie Supreme Member

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    Don't do it. The info doesn't belong to you and they will fire you if they see what you've done (plus possible prosecution). It's not worth it.
     
  12. Checkmate

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    Its only illegal if you get caught ;)
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  13. Chronos

    Chronos Junior Member

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    It wouldn't be worth it!

    You're better off just hitting the pavement for leads, or using the phone book to cold call. Same details, but legal.
     
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    i dont think it is legal