If you are a victim of a data protection breach involving your password/login data, check out our current group actions to see if we are running a claim related to that specific breach.
Passwords and logins themselves are not explicitly protected as personal data. However, when handling this type of information, organisations must process it securely by using appropriate technical and organisational measures.
Measures we would expect an organisation to implement when handling passwords and logins include:
Where such measures are not in place, and a breach occurs, the organisation responsible for the security violation must be held to account for any losses suffered as a result.
Keller Postman UK is a group action law firm. With a group action claim, you and the other victims join together and fight to get compensation. Group actions can be a powerful tool and can have a bigger impact than a single claim.
If you are a victim of a data protection failure involving your password/login data, check out our current group actions to see if we are running a claim related to that specific breach.
If you are involved in a potential group action not listed below, please contact us and tell us about it! Where enough people come forward, we may launch a new claim.
We do not take on individual cases.
Don’t let the fear of costs stop you getting the justice you deserve. Contact us today and let us fight for you.
To mitigate the impact of such breaches, any organisation that experiences a data breach involving password and/or login data should notify the affected individuals ASAP. Early warning is vital to give victims times to change their passwords and secure their accounts.
While each case is judged on its own merits, there are some things we would typically look for when it comes to when claiming compensation following a data breach, cybercrime or other GDPR violation:
With stolen data, cybercriminals can make purchases using your bank and credit cards, apply for credit in your name, set up fraudulent bank accounts and access your existing online accounts.
GDPR failures, cybercrime and data breaches can have a significant impact on you, both mentally and physically. They can cause or exacerbate anxiety, stress and other psychological conditions.
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