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Where councillors breach data protection laws, the victim whose information has been misused or exposed can be entitled to bring a claim for compensation.
We represent thousands of victims for cases on a No Win, No Fee basis. One of the most common types of individual cases are for council data breach compensation claims, so we know how bad the impact can be for the victim.
Victims could be eligible to receive thousands of pounds in damages for the distress caused by the misuse of, or loss of control of, their private information. Here’s some brief guidance in terms of who is responsible for a claim when this happens, what you can, and how we can help you today.
If a council has shared your information without consent, or inappropriately, you may be eligible to make a claim for compensation on a No Win, No Fee basis.
Council data breach compensation claims are one of the most common types of individual legal cases that we take forward for people. Unfortunately, they can happen a lot, and the impact can be severe given the nature of the information that they store and process.
If your data has been shared and you did not agree to it being shared in the way that it was, or at all, we may be able to help you. We can offer free, no-obligation advice as a leading firm of consumer action and data breach compensation specialists.
As a leading consumer action and data breach compensation law firm, we understand the impact of a council cyberattack as the representatives of victims for these kinds of cases.
Council data breach compensation claims make up a huge number of the thousands of cases that we have taken forward. Settlements for these types of cases can be substantial given the nature of the information that can be involved, and we can offer No Win, No Fee representation.
If your data has been misused or exposed in a cyberattack like this, we may be able to help you.
If you have been the victim of an incident where there has been a leak of confidential records, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation on a No Win, No Fee basis.
There are many ways it can happen, from medical data breach claims to those involving confidential financial data with your local council. It may even involve employment records or domestic data in educational records.
You have rights, and the law is on your side. If you have suffered as a result of your confidential information being subject to a data leak, here’s how we may be able to help you. As a leading firm of consumer action and data breach compensation experts, we are your voice for justice.
Victims of council email data leaks can be entitled to make a claim for compensation, and we’re able to offer No Win, No Fee representation for this kind of incident.
We often say that council data breach claims are common, which they are. Generally speaking, public sector incidents are some of the most common types of individual cases that we take forward. Of the thousands of people that we represent for legal cases, plenty of them involve local authorities or the agencies working on their behalf.
As a leading firm of consumer action and data breach compensation specialists that have been representing people for cases like this for years, we may be able to help you.
There has reportedly been a potentially serious Portsmouth City Council data breach involving a stolen laptop that contained the data for adults and children.
It’s understood that the device was taken in November and may have contained information relating to family matters as well as health data and school information. In the wrong hands, this kind of data could be used for malicious purposes.
Council data breach compensation claims are one of the more common types of individual legal cases that we take forward. When data is exposed or stolen in such a way, the council could receive a fine and the victims can be entitled to make a claim for compensation too.
The Watford Community Housing data breach is a particularly sensitive incident, and victims can be entitled to make a claim for compensation with us on a No Win, No fee basis.
According to the WCH website, an email was sent on the 23rd March 2020 that contained the personal details for several of its customers. They say that this was a “human error” incident and that the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has been informed about the incident, as well as reporting the matter to their regulator.
Here’s how we can help you and what you need to do as a victim of the breach to get the right legal advice and help that you need. As a leading firm of data breach law specialists, we’re here for you.
Council ransomware attacks are on the rise given that ransomware, in general, is a rising problem, with many hackers targeting the public sector. It’s important that victims know their rights when their information has been misused or exposed, and what we can do to help.
No one should suffer in silence when their privacy rights are violated. Organisations that store and process our data – including councils and local authority agencies – must do all they can to uphold data protection laws. When they fail to do this, victims can be entitled to make a claim for data breach compensation with us on a No Win, No Fee basis.
Here’s how we can help.
A victim of a social care data breach can benefit from our No Win, No Fee guarantees when a claim for compensation is made with our expert representation.
When it comes to individual legal cases, we help a lot of people with data breaches that involve social services, or that have stemmed from a particular social worker. It’s usually the council and local authorities that deal with cases as many aspects of social services falls within their area of control.
We know from years of experience that these kinds of cases can have a devastating impact on the victim. Data breach compensation values are usually based on the severity of the impact on the victim and, in these claims, the pay-outs can be high.
You can be entitled to make a claim for compensation as a victim of a council data leak, and we can represent you on a No Win, No Fee basis for a case.
Council data protection compensation cases are one of the more common types of individual cases that we take forward. They can cover a range of local authority departments, and this can include schools and social services.
The impact of a council data incident can be substantial given the nature of the information they hold. In fact, data breach compensation amounts in these kinds of cases can be high when we see particularly personal and sensitive data misused or exposed. It’s important for victims to know their rights!