Of police revokes the contract with udskældt tolkefirma

the Contract with the tolkefirmaet EasyTranslate shall be repealed with immediate effect for breach of the agreement. Police terminates the contract with the

Of police revokes the contract with udskældt tolkefirma

the Contract with the tolkefirmaet EasyTranslate shall be repealed with immediate effect for breach of the agreement.

Police terminates the contract with the tolkefirmaet EasyTranslate after a longer period of fierce criticism.

The state Police in a press release.

the Decision taken on the basis of an overall assessment of the EasyTranslates breach of the contract.

It happens, after the police supervision with the company has shown that there has been serious breaches of the data protection rules.

the Contract with the tolkefirmaet EasyTranslate shall be repealed with immediate effect.

- We have been advised by the Attorney to withdraw from the agreement with the EasyTranslate immediately, because there has been gross violations of the rules on data protection, says koncernstyringsdirektør in the national Police, Thomas Østrup Møller.

- It is, among other things, to which have been applied to data processors which we are not well-known to Police. Such a situation is of course completely unacceptable, and there is no other way than to terminate cooperation with our supplier, he adds.

Also the professional level among the interpreters, the wrong categorisation of interpreters, inadequate klagesagsbehandling have according to the national Police helped to weaken confidence in EasyTranslate.

Police will instead establish a temporary list of interpreters. Here want police, courts and other authorities have the opportunity to choose to work from.

- All effort will be put into getting the temporary list up and running as soon as possible, but the Police are aware that this situation is in a transitional period entails challenges for both the interpreters and the individual authorities, says Thomas Østrup Møller.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 11 December 2019, 18:01

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