Distress must be directly linked to data breach for consumers to claim compensation, rules Court of Appeal – OUT-LAW.com

Posted May 22nd, 2013 in appeals, compensation, data protection, news, privacy by sally

“Businesses do not have to pay compensation for causing distress to consumers if they break data protection laws unless the distress suffered by consumers is linked to the breach itself, the Court of Appeal has ruled.”

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OUT-LAW.com, 22nd May 2013

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