Monthly Archives: January 2020

The law in data breach cases

What is the Law? The Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998 was the legislation which governed how data should be stored and processed. It imposed a duty on organisations to protect people’s sensitive data. This was defined as information relating to

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Santander employee unlawfully infringes customer’s (and child’s) privacy

The discovery In a recent case, Irvings Law successfully represented a woman and her daughter whose data and information had been unlawfully infringed by an employee of Santander and disclosed to a mutual friend. On the 5th July 2019, Mrs A

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Ground-breaking judgment for data breach claims

Ground-breaking judgment for data breach claims Before 2018, if someone had their data breached, they would have to prove how this privacy violation has affected them. However, following an appeal to a dismissed case against Google in late 2018 on

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What are the awards in a data breach case?

Why can I be compensated? Whilst a data breach cannot be undone, we can help you obtain compensation which acknowledges that a breach has occurred and as much as possible, puts you back in the position which you would have

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