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Cheshire West and Chester Council data
May 27, 2022

Cheshire West and Chester Council data leak

Media reports have confirmed that there has been a Cheshire West and Chester Council data leak, and it appears to be yet another in a long line of email breaches of its kind.

At Your Lawyers, as The Data Leak Lawyers, we are used to helping people claim compensation for incidents like this as leading privacy claims experts. It does not come as a surprise to us when we see a repeat of a style of incident, despite the fact that data laws are more stringent these days, and organisations should learn from the errors of others. Despite this, in our experience, these same kinds of breaches just keep on happening time and time again.

This may be part of the reason as to why we represent thousands of people for claims, and have already recovered over £1m in damages for mostly individual clients to date.

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employee data breaches - what to do if your data has been breached
May 25, 2022

Claim compensation for employee data breaches

You could be eligible to claim compensation for employee data breaches, whether you are the victim as an employee, or where an employee has caused a breach on behalf of a company that has affected you.

Workplace data breach compensation claims can be some of the most severe that we help people with. Equally, with so much information now being stored and processed by organisations, any privacy breach could lead to personal and sensitive information being misused or exposed.

The law can entitle victims of a data breach to claim compensation for any distress caused by the loss of control of personal information. Your Lawyers, as Leading Data Lawyers, are here to help you now.

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someone looking at medical records
May 24, 2022

Pursue compensation for someone looking at medical records

You could be eligible to pursue data breach compensation for someone looking at medical records when they had no right or authority to be doing so.

Your Lawyers, as leading Data Leak Lawyers, is used to helping individual clients and those engaged in group actions where medical records have been snooped on. This invasion of a person’s privacy can lead to a significant degree of distress being caused to the victims, and it can be possible to recover compensation for any distress and suffering that you have had to endure.

For free, no-obligation advice, please do not hesitate to speak to the team here now.

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school
May 20, 2022

Student data breaches compensation claims

Victims of student data breaches can be entitled to pursue claims for privacy compensation, and we can represent eligible claimants on a No Win, No Fee basis.

Your Lawyers, as leading data leak lawyers, understand the impact that a data breach can have on the victim. Representing thousands of clients, and having recovered over £1m in data damages for mostly individual clients, we really do understand how badly privacy breaches can affect the victims.

This is why we do what we do: we are here to help you now, and our legal team is happy to provide free, no-obligation advice about data and privacy matters now.

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email attachment data breaches
May 18, 2022

Email attachment data breaches – claiming compensation

Victims affected by email attachment data breaches can be entitled to pursue a privacy compensation case on a No Win, No Fee basis now.

As a leading firm of data breach solicitors, we represent thousands of clients for cases and many of them have been affected by incidents like this. They are commonly caused by people receiving the wrong information, or where a mass email is sent out that has an attachment that should not be there.

If you have been affected by an event like this, you may be able to pursue a claim for data breach compensation for any breach of the GDPR that has taken place. Victims can be entitled to claim for any distress caused by the loss of control of their personal information, and we are here to help you now.

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disqus data breach
May 17, 2022

County council data breaches: claim compensation now

Victims of county council data breaches can be eligible to claim compensation for any distress caused by the loss of control of personal information, and eligible clients can benefit from No Win, No Fee legal representation.

Contrary to what many people believe, you do not need to have lost any money to claim. You can claim for just the distress caused, and a claim is separate from any fine issued by regulators. What you need is an expert team of lawyers on your side to help, and that is where we come in.

Your Lawyers, as leading Data Leak Lawyers, is here to help you now. You can benefit from our enviable experience in this niche and complex area of law as pioneers of privacy compensation claims, with over £1m in data breach damages already recovered for mostly individual clients.

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compensation for a ransomware attack
May 13, 2022

Claim compensation for a ransomware attack

You could be eligible to claim compensation for a ransomware attack, and our leading firm of privacy lawyers may be able to represent you now on a No Win, No Fee basis.

In short, if more could have been done to have protected your personal information, there may be a breach of the GDPR. If we can prove that a breach of the GDPR has taken place, you could be entitled to pursue a case for compensation and you could be eligible for a pay-out of thousands of pounds in damages.

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medical test results
May 11, 2022

Sharing confidential medical data: claiming compensation

Sharing confidential medical information without proper consent can be a breach of the law, and victims can be eligible to claim compensation for any harm caused to them.

We take on a lot of data breach compensation cases that involve medical information, given how private and sensitive this kind of data is. We know from our wealth of experience in this niche and complex area of law just how badly people can be affected.

You can access free, no-obligation advice by contacting our team here now.

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council data protection breach claim government data leaks
May 10, 2022

Increasing risk of cyber threats – victims claiming compensation

It is no secret that we live in a world of the increasing risk of cyber threats affecting us all, and it is vital that victims whose personal information has been exposed or misused know what to do.

We are Your Lawyers – The Data Leak Lawyers – and we specialise in representing people for privacy compensation cases. We have been doing so for almost a decade, which means that our experience makes us a leading firm in this niche and complex area of law. Our proven track record of having recovered over £1m in damages for mostly singular cases, representing thousands of clients right now, means that our clients benefit from real experience. This can help us to achieve data breach compensation pay-outs that are better for our clients, with our average standing at just over £6,000 per settled case in damages alone.

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hacking
May 06, 2022

Employees breaching the GDPR

When we begin a new job, we will typically receive information and training in respect of data protection and cybersecurity responsibilities, guiding us on how to act to ensure that private and personal information remains safe. All employers are obliged to educate their employees on how to comply with data protection law to avoid the possibility of employees breaching the GDPR.

However, a lacklustre or negligent approach to data protection can result in low awareness among employees, leading to data breaches. Whilst many may imagine that data breaches are often caused by computer faults or malicious cyberattacks, human error is often responsible, putting employees on the frontline of company data protection.

If a needless or even malicious employee breach compromised an individual’s information security, that person could be eligible to claim compensation for any harm caused by the breach. It is vital that data breach victims seek legal representation to fight for the justice they deserve.

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