A large number of victims of the recent Watford Community Housing data leak have come forward and asked for our help as part of our growing compensation action.
We’ve taken several cases forward on a No Win, No Fee basis. We consider that this incident is a clear breach of the GDPR, and victims can be entitled to make a claim for data breach compensation.
If you’ve yet to start a case, here’s some information about the data breach and how we can help you now.
About the Watford Community Housing data leak
The Watford Community Housing data leak has been classed as a “human error” data breach. It involves an email being sent to people that contained a spreadsheet full of personal data for customers.
Some of the data leaked included incredibly sensitive information such as sexual orientation, ethnic origins, and disability information.
In a statement on the WCH website, they said:
“We are taking a variety of steps to assess the potential impact on those affected by the breach, including identifying any safeguarding concerns, and we are contacting relevant customers to provide information, guidance and support.”
However, for the victims whose data has already been leaked, it’s too little, too late.
Can you claim compensation?
Victims of the Watford Community Housing data leak could be entitled to make a claim for compensation with us on a No Win, No Fee basis.
If you’ve received the breach email and your information was on the spreadsheet, or if you’ve been notified separately by WCH that your data was leaked, you can join our compensation action. Following our commitment to help those affected by the breach, a large number of victims have come forward and asked for our help. Our team has been very busy dealing with new inquiries, and if you’ve yet to speak to them for help, please get in touch if you need us.
You could be entitled to claim compensation for the distress caused by the loss of control of your personal information. You could also claim is you incur any losses and expenses too.
Join the compensation action today
If you’ve been affected by the Watford Community Housing data leak, you could be eligible to sign-up for a No Win, No Fee compensation claim today.
In a case where such personal and sensitive data has been leaked, data breach compensation amounts can be significant. As a leading consumer rights and data breach law, we have years of experience in representing victims for some of the most sensitive data leaks of all time. This includes the 56 Dean Street leak of 2015, and last year’s Charing Cross Gender Identity Clinic email leak.
With thousands of clients, seats on Steering Committees (including for the first GDPR Group Litigation order in England and Wales, the British Airways action), and years of specific experience in data breach compensation law, we can help you.
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First published by Matthew on April 06, 2020
Posted in the following categories: Claims Data GDPR Group Action and tagged with compensation | data breach | data leak | email leaks | Group Action | personal data