Have you suffered a data breach?

Data breaches can cause enormous damage and distress to those affected. If you have suffered emotionally or financially due to mishandling of your personal information, you may be entitled to make a data breach claim.

Experienced Team

Our team understand the damage and distress that can be caused when your data is breached and will work hard to ensure you get the compensation you deserve.

No Win, No Fee

We understand that legal fees can add an enormous amount of stress to a case, especially when your data has been leaked. That is why we operate on a “No Win, No Fee” basis.

How we can help

At Data Breach Management, we help you claim compensation on a “No Win, No Fee” basis. Westeer you through the aftermath of a data breach – minimising the impact on you as much as possible.

Data Breach Law is a
niche area of law

A data protection breach is a breach of security which occurs when personal data is wrongly accessed, altered, disclosed, destroyed, or lost.

Data protection breaches can be accidental and deliberate. They are caused by unauthorised access from either within or outside the data holding organisation.

For example, you may suffer a data protection breach if your personal data is sent to someone in error (e.g. if you witnessed a crime and the police wrongly forwarded your details to the defendant.) It can also be a breach if your personal data is accessed without permission (e.g. by a police officer viewing your details on the Police National Computer for their own improper purposes).

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What exactly is a Data Breach?

In accordance with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018, companies who control your data have a duty to you to secure and retain data lawfully with regards to risk. A breach of data protection can occur when an organisation:

With strict time limits in place for making data breach claims it’s important to act now

Get in touch with one of our experts today to find out if you’re eligible for a claim.

Types of Compensation

Once you have established that a company or a public body has breached data protection law, you may be entitled to compensation as a result. 

Physical/Mental Distress

Being the victim of a crime can have a significant impact on you mentally and physically. Stress can also affect your friends, your family and your job.

Loss of Earnings

With enough information, cybercriminals can apply for credit in your name, set up fraudulent bank accounts and access your existing accounts.

Medical Expenses

If you have a number of medical expenses as a result of the data breach, you may be able to claim the costs back. Ensure you retain all receipts as evidence.

Changing Your Name

Following a data breach, you may have to take action to change your name in order to escape the aftermath. These costs can be claimed back in your compensation.

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