If you have been affected by a Basingstoke Council data breach, we can help you with a claim for data protection compensation.
According to recent news coverage, there may have been a few Basingstoke Council data breach incidents of late. There are said to be a number of councillors who are at the centre of complaints proceedings over data breaches. A number of complaints may still be outstanding which, given the strength of GDPR, could be a problems itself.
If you have been affected by a Basingstoke Council data breach, or any data breach by a local authority, we can help you.
Outstanding Basingstoke Council data breach complaints
It appears concerning that there are a number of Basingstoke Council data breach incidents that remain unresolved.
On the whole, the complaints relate to the Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council.
Probes and investigations are said to be ongoing as to whether a number of alleged data breaches are to be upheld. The ICO – the Information Commissioner’s Office – are also said to be looking into data handling issues. The ICO are the UK’s regulatory body who are responsible for data protection enforcement.
What to do if you’ve been affected by a Basingstoke Council data breach
If you’ve been affected by a Basingstoke Council data breach, you can contact our team for help today.
We represent a lot of victims for council data breach cases. They can be incredibly common, and with local authorities often holding a great deal of sensitive information about us, breaches can be serious.
From personal identity information, to medical data and income / benefits information, a council data breach could have serious ramifications for victims. Hackers do target weaker systems in terms of security as well. With the public sector often struggling in terms of finances, there could be opportunities for criminals to seize.
Last year’s WannaCry incident was a perfect example of criminals targeting weaker and outdated systems. And it works.
IMPORTANT: advice on this page is intended to be up-to-date for the 'first published date'.
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