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Category: Government

Ministry of Justice ICO reprimand
October 30, 2023

Data Breach Matters: the Ministry of Justice ICO Reprimand

Ministry of Justice ICO reprimand is concerning given that the MoJ will be storing and processing a significant wealth of very personal and sensitive information.

In an era driven by data, protecting personal information has never been more important. However, despite the stringent regulations in place, data breaches continue to occur.

Recently, the Ministry of Justice faced an ICO reprimand due to data breach concerns, highlighting the importance of stringent data protection measures. In this article, we will delve into the details of the Ministry of Justice ICO reprimand and guide you through the process of claiming compensation if you have been affected by a breach. For free, no-obligation advice about claiming data breach compensation, make sure to contact our team here now.

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contact details in domestic abuse matters
October 26, 2023

Protecting Contact Details in Domestic Abuse Matters: £10,000 Settlement

In an age where personal privacy is paramount, The Data Leak Lawyers once again showcased our expertise in the intricate realm of law concerning contact details in domestic abuse matters.

In another case example of its kind, our victory came in the form of a significant £10,000 settlement obtained for a previous client. Our client’s sensitive information had been disclosed to an ex-partner, leading to not only a breach of privacy but also immense emotional distress.

This success reaffirms our position as leaders in the niche and complex area of privacy compensation law.

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Gloucester City Council GDPR
October 23, 2023

Gloucester City Council GDPR ICO Matters

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has been looking into Gloucester City Council GDPR compliance and has subsequently issued a reprimand.

Gloucester City Council has reportedly been on the wrong end of the ICO review over serious concerns in respect of compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This review may leave many individuals concerned about the safety of their personal information being held by the local authority.

If you have been affected by a council GDPR breach, it is crucial to know your rights and how to claim the compensation you deserve. You can talk to our team for free, no-obligation legal advice here now.

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sensitive CSA data breach
October 19, 2023

£14,000 Settlement in Compensation for Sensitive CSA Data Breach

We previously recovered £14,000 for a client we represented in a case involving a sensitive CSA data breach, demonstrating how severe this kind of privacy breach can be.

In an age where data is the lifeblood of organisations, the mishandling of sensitive information can have devastating consequences for individuals. If you have fallen victim to a CSA data breach, you may be entitled to compensation for any harm you have suffered.

At The Data Leak Lawyers, we are dedicated to helping individuals navigate the complex world of data breach compensation claims. We know all too well about the intricacies of claiming compensation for a CSA data breach, with one previous success involving securing a £14,000 settlement for a client whose data was wrongfully disclosed.

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sensitive data about school pupils
October 06, 2023

Claiming Compensation for Mishandled Sensitive Data about School Pupils

In an age where digital information is increasingly prevalent, safeguarding sensitive data about school pupils is paramount.

Recent incidents, such as the one at a Northumberland school as covered in the media, highlight the urgency in ensuring robust data protection measures.

At The Data Leak Lawyers, we specialise in helping individuals claim rightful compensation for the distress caused by mishandled information. Please do not hesitate to contact us for free, no-obligation legal advice here now.

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outsourcing public services
October 02, 2023

Outsourcing Public Services and Data Breach Compensation

In the modern landscape of public administration, outsourcing public services has become a common practice, but the risk of data breaches can be very real.

The perceived benefits of efficiency and cost-effectiveness can sometimes be accompanied by challenges, such as data breaches. When sensitive information is mishandled, individuals’ privacy can be compromised.

Read on for some advice as we delve into the realm of outsourcing public services and shed light on the steps you can take, including seeking compensation in cases of local authority data breaches. You can contact our team for free, no-obligation legal help about starting a privacy compensation case here now.

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derelict Exeter police station
September 22, 2023

Derelict Exeter Police Station Incident: Claiming Data Breach Compensation

The recent incident involving the derelict Exeter police station and the lack of disposal of confidential information is a stark reminder that data breaches can happen anywhere, even in unexpected places.

In an era where the security of personal data is paramount, news of data breaches is deeply concerning. If you have been affected by this incident, it is crucial to understand your rights and how to claim compensation.

In this article, we will delve into the case of the derelict Exeter police station matter and guide you through the process of seeking compensation for data breaches. If you were affected, contact us here now for free, no-obligation legal advice.

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St Helens Council data breach
September 15, 2023

St Helens Council Data Breach: Ransomware and Phishing Risks

The recent St Helens Council data breach, which involved a warning about phishing attacks, serves as a stark reminder of the vulnerabilities we all face in the digital landscape.

In today’s digitally connected world, data breaches are a growing concern. If you have been affected by such an incident, it is crucial to understand your rights and how to claim compensation.

We can provide guidance on seeking compensation for ransomware and phishing-related damages. Make sure to speak to our team for free, no-obligation legal advice about starting a privacy compensation case here now.

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abusive ex-partners
August 31, 2023

Data disclosures to abusive ex-partners: over £15,000 recovered

Data breaches and disclosures to abusive ex-partners can have a considerable impact on the victim. In a previous case, we were able to secure a settlement of over £15,000 for a client we represented.

Your Lawyers, as leading privacy compensation experts representing victims of breaches in England and Wales, is here to offer specialist legal representation to anyone who needs our help in respect of sensitive data breach matters.

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domestic violence data breaches
August 22, 2023

Domestic violence data breaches – claiming compensation

Domestic violence data breaches can be some of the most significant privacy cases that we represent people for on a No Win, No Fee basis as leading GDPR compensation experts.

It is important to make sure that you obtain specialist representation for a case of this nature, and we have a lot of experience in representing people for these cases, and in the niche and complex area of GDPR compensation law. Make sure you contact our team for free, no-obligation legal advice here now.

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