Privacy and reputation management

Our specialist data privacy lawyers provide advice and support for individuals who have been the victims of breaches of the Data Protection Act, the misuse of their private information and breaches of confidence. We can also advise individuals regarding the specific rights they have against companies and public bodies who process their personal data such as the “right to be forgotten”. 

We have secured compensation totalling many hundreds of thousands of pounds in privacy claims against a wide range of opponents including large private companies, local authorities and other public bodies. 

 

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Victims of data breaches

If you have been the victim of a data breach or if your personal information has been misused, you may be entitled to claim compensation. In such circumstances, you will usually be entitled to compensation for any damage sustained such as financial losses as well as any distress you have suffered as a direct result of the breach. Our experts have substantial experience in pursuing such claims over many years. 

We offer private paying fee options at very competitive rates and, in some cases, we are able to offer no win no fee funding. 

We can help with

  • Claims for misuse of private information, breach of confidence, breach of the Data Protection Act & defamation of character 
  • Group litigation claims for high profile data breaches
  • Advice & assistance regarding the right to be forgotten (right to erasure)
  • Advice & assistance regarding the other rights of individuals under data protection law:-
    • Right of access
    • Right to rectification
    • Right to restriction of the processing
    • Right to data portability
    • Right to object to processing
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