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British Airways data breach settlement could lead to £2.4bn pay-out

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As pressure mounts on the airline, a British Airways data breach settlement is on the cards as the legal representatives of BA alert the court of their intentions to engage in negotiations.

The breaking news of this development comes from leading consumer action and data breach firm Your Lawyers, with wide coverage so far with major media outlets including The Sun and The Mirror. Your Lawyers, who sit on the Steering Committee responsible for the overall conduct of the litigation, declare that this is a massive step forward. This could signal the start of the end of the action that is now entering its third year, and it could represent an incredibly significant compensation pay-out bill that could reach up to £2.4 billion to be shared between over 400,000 victims if all initiate a claim.

The announcement signifies what we always believed should have been on the horizon. A settlement could effectively draw a line under the serious 2018 data breach that shocked the world. We urge victims who have yet to claim to come forward to start their case before the deadline to claim expires soon.

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Data breaches in the travel industry

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Data breaches in the travel industry can be a common thing, and we are representing clients for individual cases and in group and multi-party actions for this type of breach.

Data breaches can have a huge impact on victims if their information is exposed or stolen by hackers – it can cause not only financial losses, it can also cause immense stress for both the victim and their families. Our job is to fight for justice for victims of a data breach and make sure that organisations are held to account for their shortfalls.

We are passionate about the importance of data breach security, and one of the best ways to get that message across is for people to make compensation claims when their information is breached. This can (hopefully) mean that the organisation will take the potential of future breaches more seriously.

If you have been affected by any data breaches in the travel industry, it is important to make your claim as soon as possible. We will also link you to some of the group action areas as well.

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Your Lawyers: data breach class actions specialists

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We are Your Lawyers, T/A the Data Leak Lawyers. We specialise in data breach class actions and individual cases, and we represent thousands of clients for cases with our No Win, No Fee representation.

We are representing clients across a wide range of actions, including British Airways, Virgin Media, Charing Cross GIC, and Equifax, to name just a few. Given how important it is to instruct the right lawyers for a case like this, here is some useful information for you.

To speak to the team about instructing us for a class action cases, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today.

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British Airways ICO fine reduced by 90%

British Airways data breach claims

The British Airways ICO fine has been reduced from the proposed £183m initial intention to fine amount to just £20m; representing a significant reduction from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of around 90%.

The British Airways data breach affected almost half a million customers across  two periods in 2018. Highly sensitive data that included names, addresses, payment card numbers – including CCV numbers in some cases – were accessed by hackers in the attack.

Customers who made or changed a booking between 10.58pm on 21 August 2018 and 9:45pm on 5 September 2018, or customers who made a reward booking between 21st April 2018 and 28th July 2018, could be affected by the data breach. If this applies to you, you could be eligible to claim compensation now.

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Cybersecurity month: importance of protection and legal representation

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This October marks the 8th year of the European Cybersecurity Month (ECSM), and it is an important thing to mark as a leading firm of data breach compensation lawyers.

Starting in 2012, the event brings together parties across Europe to unite against cyber threats and dangers. It is important to know how to protect yourself online against cyber criminals and hackers, and it is also important to know where to turn to in the event that you have been the victim of a breach.

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Data breach group action cases – claim compensation with the experts

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We are true experts when it comes to data breach group action cases, representing thousands of clients for No Win, No Fee claims, having launched over 45 actions so far.

We have been involved in some of the biggest and earliest actions in England and Wales, and we represent clients in infamous and ground-breaking cases. We believe that those who have been harmed by a data breach deserve some form of justice for what has happened, and the GDPR can allow people to receive compensation.

Data breach compensation amounts can be substantial when incredibly personal and sensitive data is exposed or misused. Here is a little guidance about our work and an insight into two of the key actions that we are representing clients for.

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Cyberattack compensation for travel and holiday data breaches

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You could be entitled to claim thousands of pounds in cyberattack compensation for travel and tourism data breach events, and we may be able to represent you for a legal case on a No Win, No Fee basis.

There have been plenty of incidents involving this sector, and previous (and recent) research indicates that there could be more to come. Until data protection is taken seriously, it is hard for anyone to feel that their personal and private information is safe.

Given the nature of the information and documents that could be exposed in a breach in this industry, the risks are clear. Due to how sensitive this kind of data can be, data breach compensation amounts can also be substantial.

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Cyberattack group action compensation experts

At the Data Leak Lawyers, we are proven experts in the complex and niche area of law that is cyberattack group action cases.

We can say this because we have been representing victims for privacy matters for a long time – as far back as 2014, which is a great deal longer than most other firms that have only recently started taking cases forward. This means that we have launched over 45 separate group and multi-party actions, and we represent thousands of clients for cases – all on a No Win, No Fee basis.

As a leading firm of data breach compensation experts, we are fighting for the rights of thousands of victims; many of which are involved in cyberattack group action legal cases. Here is some guidance and advice on these types of cases.

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Travel industry data breaches are serious – here’s why

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We represent a lot of clients for travel industry data breaches on a No Win, No Fee basis. The industry is a clear target for hackers, and it is important that victims can access the justice that they deserve.

As a leading firm of data breach lawyers, we specialise in this complex and niche area of law. Here is our expert insight into these kinds of cases, as well as information about what you can do as a victim of this kind of incident.

Data breach compensation amounts can be substantial in these kinds of cases given the nature of the information that can be exposed.

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Data breaches identified by third parties – what this means for victims

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For data breaches identified by third parties, what does this mean for the victim or victims, and what questions do we need to ask as part of a case?

Many of those that we represent are involved in cases and actions where the breach itself was revealed by someone other than the organisation that has committed the breach. In those sorts of cases, there are questions to be asked about how this is the case.

As a leading firm of data breach compensation lawyers, we may be able to help you.

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