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English High Court awards nominal damages for distress arising from a personal data breach "at the lowest end of the spectrum"

United Kingdom - November 3 2022 The High Court has confirmed its position as to the award of damages for distress arising out of a personal data breach which was "at the lowest end…

Atacan Aydinli, Benjamin Fellows, Sam Gokarn-Millington

Compensation for non-material damage does not automatically accompany every breach of the GDPR (AG's opinion)

European Union, United Kingdom - October 31 2022 On 6 October 2022, Advocate General Campos Sánchez-Bordona delivered his opinion in UI v Österreichische Post AG (Case C‑300/21) on the…

Benjamin Fellows, Heba Khalid

High Court is not the appropriate venue for low value data protection claims - Joseph Cleary v Marston (Holdings) Limited

United Kingdom - October 24 2022 In Cleary v Marston (Holdings) Ltd [2021] EWHC 3809 (QB),1 the High Court ordered the transfer of a data breach claim from the High Court to the…

Benjamin Fellows, Heba Khalid

Use of a business email account for personal emails did not give rise to a right of privacy - Brake v Guy

United Kingdom - June 27 2022 In Brake & another v Guy & others,1 the Court of Appeal held that an employer could make use of personal emails that an employee had sent from a work…

Benjamin Fellows, Sam Millington

Important High Court judgment impacting the viability of data breach and misuse of private information claims - Underwood v Bounty

United Kingdom - May 17 2022 On 13 April 2022, the High Court handed down judgment in Underwood & Another v Bounty UK Ltd & Another [2022] EWHC 888 (QB), dismissing claims for…

Rosie Dickinson, Benjamin Fellows