397. Reputation.

Article 81 protects an individual's rights in respect of his public reputation as an aspect of personal identity2, although for Article 8 to be engaged an attack on a person's reputation must attain a certain level of seriousness, and the Article cannot be relied on in order to complain of a loss of reputation which is the foreseeable consequence of one's own actions such as, for example, the commission of a criminal offence