Category: Data Breach Compensation

The BA data breach fine – is it enough?

BA data breach

Following the British Airways data breach in 2018, where almost 500,000 customers were affected, the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) has issued its final fine. The BA data breach fine was announced to be just £20 million – a significant 90% less than the initial proposed intention to fine last year of £183m.

Though £20 million is no small amount, for the international airline, the question is whether this data breach fine is enough to have a proper impact. In terms of how the ICO decides how much it should fine data breach offenders, it should be enough to have a ‘dissuasive effect’ on the company and others in order to warn them from committing further data breaches.

In the case of the BA data breach fine, it is not seen as a high enough amount to have a dissuasive effect when you consider how much of the original proposed amount has been wiped out.

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Council data leak compensation claims

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Victims of a council data leak whose personal information has been misused or exposed can be entitled to claim compensation, and we can offer No Win, No Fee representation.

There are many scenarios where you could be entitled to receive compensation, and we can take into account a number of factors when we assess what you could be owed. The GDPR gives victims the right to receive compensation, and we can represent victims to make sure that justice is served.

Our team is always happy to offer free and no-obligation claims assessments as well.

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Virgin Media Group Action launched for data breach victims

Virgin Media data breach claim

The Virgin Media Group Action has been launched for victims of the 2020 data breach, and the telecommunications giant now has weeks to respond or face court action.

In the event that they do not respond and agree to resolve cases amicably by way of an agreed resolution, an application for a Group Litigation Order (GLO) is set to be issued. This will usually lead to claimants’ cases being brought together under one set of efficient proceedings. Crucially, it will usually also lead to a final deadline for people to join the case as well.

Now that the Virgin Media Group Action has been launched, victims of the data breach are urgent to sign-up and start their case as soon as possible.

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Blackbaud cyberattack compensation advice

Blackbaud cyberattack

If you are one of the many victims of the Blackbaud cyberattack, we may be able to represent you for a legal case for data breach compensation.

We are representing clients for cases on a No Win, No Fee basis, so if you have yet to sign up for a case, please speak to the team for help and advice now.

If you have been informed that your personal data has been affected by the breach, you could be eligible to claim with us. It is likely that the breach notification will come from the organisation you had provided your information to, but it was the Blackbaud company itself at the centre of the hack.

You may be eligible to claim thousands of pounds in compensation – read on for more guidance.

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Greater Manchester Police data breach may affect thousands of serious crime victims

police data breach

It is understood that a serious Greater Manchester Police data breach may have affected thousands of victims of serious crimes.

In an exclusive story broken from ManchesterMill.co.uk, it has been reported that a whistle-blower has revealed the details of the serious data leak to the media. The coverage confirms that information had been uploaded to a “test system” and may have been accessible on a third-party IT contractor’s website for some two months.

Information may have included the names and addresses of victims of serious crime, including sexual assault and domestic abuse. Data may have also included the details for informants and witnesses involved in cases as well.

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Information about how much the average compensation for a data breach is

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Want to know how much the average compensation settlement is for a data breach legal case so you can try and see what you could be owed?

We appreciate that you may want an insight into this, as it is a common thing that people want to know. Whether you are simply intrigued, or you want to gauge if it is worth claiming or not, we can try and give you some pointers. It is not an exact science to be able to just estimate amounts, but we only take forward claims that we think are worth pursuing.

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Watford Community Housing data leak: No Win, No Fee compensation

email address breaches can you claim for compensation

We are working hard for victims of the Watford Community Housing data leak who have signed-up for our compensation action for justice, on a No Win, No Fee basis.

If you have yet to start a case and join the action, we recommend that you do so as soon as you can. Here is some brief guidance about the data breach and what you can claim for given the seriousness of the incident. We will also outline our No Win, No Fee commitments and what this means for the clients who benefit from it.

This was a serious leak of personal information, and the law is on your side when it comes to claiming compensation for what has happened.

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Compensation for a data breach at a hospital

medical data

You could be eligible to claim compensation as a victim of a data breach at a hospital, and we may be able to offer No Win, No Fee legal representation.

In this article, we will briefly outline some of the circumstances where you could claim. We will also advise about what it is that you actually pursue a claim for, and why it is important to claim for a medical data breach incident.

We represent thousands of clients for cases, and we have first-hand experience of seeing how bad the impact can be for the victim of a medical data breach. You do not have to suffer in silence; the law is on your side, and we are here to help you and support you as a victim of a data breach.

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easyJet cyberattack compensation

Airline data breach

If you have yet to sign-up for an easyJet cyberattack compensation claim, you still have time to do so and you could benefit from our No Win, No Fee representation today.

We are confident that there is a case to answer which is why we are taking claims forward and taking action on a No Win, No Fee basis. This was a substantial data breach that has led to the personal details for millions of people being exposed. In some cases, payment card data has also been affected.

Our lawyers are fighting for justice for thousands of clients for individual cases and in dozens of different data breach group and multi-party actions. We have launched legal cases for victims of the easyJet incident, and we are here and ready to help you.

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No Win, No Fee data breach compensation claims

No Win, No Fee

We are proud to be able to offer No Win, No Fee legal representation for our clients claiming data breach compensation with us.

We have been working this way specifically for data breach cases for over five years but have proudly worked in this way for civil cases generally for many more years. We offer this kind of representation because we are huge believers in access to justice, and we know that it is the only way that is best to work for our clients as well.

If you are keen to know more about how it works, here is some useful guidance for you.

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