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Have you suffered a data breach?

You may be entitled to compensation

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We would like to help you get the compensation you deserve.

Your personal data is valuable and organisations are required to carefully manage it. Both private companies and public bodies both acquire and manage a huge amount of personal and sensitive data each day. Although these institutions are compelled to use and store your data correctly and legally, human error, the rise of cybercrime and outdated processes can lead to your data being breached.

The rules governing the protection of your data, state that you can claim compensation from a company or public body in circumstances where they have:-

  • Stored inaccurate and out-of-date information
  • Held your data longer than necessary
  • Made your confidential information or data public
  • Failed to adequately protect your information or data from hackers
  • Used your information or data outside of its stated purpose
  • Disclosed your information or data without consent
  • Disclosed your information or data with consent but to the incorrect party

If you think that your data has been breached then you may have a claim for damages you have suffered as a result of the infringement.

Your personal data is valuable and organisations are required to carefully manage it. Both private companies and public bodies both acquire and manage a huge amount of personal and sensitive data each day. Although these institutions are compelled to use and store your data correctly and legally, human error, the rise of cybercrime and outdated processes can lead to your data being breached.

The rules governing the protection of your data, state that you can claim compensation from a company or public body in circumstances where they have:-

  • Stored inaccurate and out-of-date information
  • Held your data longer than necessary
  • Made your confidential information or data public
  • Failed to adequately protect your information or data from hackers
  • Used your information or data outside of its stated purpose
  • Disclosed your information or data without consent
  • Disclosed your information or data with consent but to the incorrect party

If you think that your data has been breached then you may have a claim for damages you have suffered as a result of the infringement.

Are you entitled to compensation?

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) allow you to claim compensation for any damage caused by an organisation if they have broken data protection law, including and distress you may have suffered and any money you have lost as a result

You may also wish to seek additional non-monetary resolution in the form of an apology from the organisation or confirmation that they will take steps internally to stop the breach from happening again.

We are here to help and offer a FREE, no obligation initial consultation to walk you through the process without any legal jargon and assess whether you have a potential claim.

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Frequently asked questions

Who are Pure Legal?

Pure Legal work with a team of legal experts, who are dealing with thousands of claims like yours. Your claim will be assessed by one of our experts and if you qualify, you will then be passed to a panel of solicitors who will dedicate someone to your claim, so you always have someone to contact.

How much compensation might I receive?

Compensation for data breach claims may vary. We will assess your claim based on criteria such as:-

  • How much of your data was shared?
  • Where was the data shared?
    • Was it made public on a website?
    • Was it a printed publication?
  • How did you become aware of the breach?
  • Was the breach a single event? Has there been recurring multiple breaches?
  • Did the organisation make any efforts to retrieve or delete your data once it had been breached?
  • What consequential impact did the breach have on your health, lifestyle, work and relationships?

Who would I bring a claim against?

You can bring a claim against any organisation if they have breached your personal data. Some examples include employers, medical practices and government bodies.

What evidence do I need to claim?

You are able to ask the Information Commissioner's Office to assess whether an organisation is guilty of a breach if this is suspected.

Most organisations have policies and procedures in place to advise you when your data has been breached.

If you think your data has been breached please contact Claim Your Data Breach for a no obligation initial consultation.

How long do I have to bring a claim?

You have six years from the date the breach occurred to bring a claim against the organisation.

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