Flintshire Council Data Breach Claims

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Flintshire Council exposed the details of individuals in a data breach which happened in July 2020. Personal details of people who had responded to a consultation were uploaded to the Local Development Plan (LDP) section on the council’s website and left exposed to the public.

The council said the names and addresses of individuals who have made responses to the LDP consultation were contained in a document and uploaded on Wednesday (29th July).

Those personal details “could be accessed for a period of several hours” following publication, the council reportedly admitted.

What law applies to this breach?

The law in place to protect your personal data is the Data Protection Act 2018.

You could potentially claim compensation from Flintshire Council because they’ve failed to protect your personal data, and in some circumstances have exposed your credit card information.

If you would like to join others in seeking compensation, please contact us or fill out the form below.

We’ll take on your claim on a No Win No Fee agreement. You will receive 100% of the compensation. This means you pay no legal fees upfront and you’ll only pay our legal costs if we get compensation for you.

Why Use Simpson Millar Solicitors to help?

  1. We’re a national law firm so we have the scale to deal with these claims efficiently
  2. We are a law firm regulated by the SRA, which gives you added reassurance and protection
  3. We have specialist Solicitors using their expertise to deal with data breach claims

 

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