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Cyber Security is an increasing concern

Cyber Security is an increasing concern

Alarming stats A recent report from security firm Carbon Black has shown around 88% of UK businesses have fallen victim

Posted in GDPR

Data Breaches by Schools and Academies

Data Breaches by Schools and Academies

Prime targets Schools and Academies are unfortunately regularly responsible for the breach of personal information. By their very nature Schools

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Working from Home – Is your personal information still secure?

Working from Home – Is your personal information still secure?

Home working: An overview The recent Covid-19 pandemic lead to a rapid almost overnight change in working habits, the majority

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Home Office data breaches

Home Office data breaches

Increased cases The Home Office’s annual report shows that in 2019/2020 they recorded more than twice as many data breaches

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Prison service provide full detainee records to incorrect detainee

Prison service provide full detainee records to incorrect detainee

Background Dan Higham, part of Irvings Law’s thriving and specialist data breach department, has successfully represented a client in an

Posted in GDPR Case Reports

Exonar research findings

Exonar research findings

Alarming statistics Exonar have recently carried out research following a survey of 500 IT professionals. Their main findings show that

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GDPR: Two years on

GDPR: Two years on

Workload and resourcing Since the introduction of GDPR in May 2018, it seems people have become more aware of their

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ICO’s Annual Report 2019/2020

ICO’s Annual Report 2019/2020

Digital boom The ICO have recently published their Annual Report for 2019/2020. In these abnormal times, digital evolution has accelerated

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NHS Trust sends mental health assessment report to an incorrect address

NHS Trust sends mental health assessment report to an incorrect address

Irvings Law have successfully represented a client in a data breach compensation claim against an NHS Trust; the client wishes

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Superdrug sends ex-customer personal data to another customer

Superdrug sends ex-customer personal data to another customer

Irvings Law have successfully represented a client in a data breach compensation claim against Superdrug; the client wishes to remain

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Housing trust sends repeated letters to incorrect address

Housing trust sends repeated letters to incorrect address

Irvings Law have successfully represented a client in a data breach compensation claim against a Housing Association; the client wishes

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Company discloses contractor’s daily rate to work colleagues

Company discloses contractor’s daily rate to work colleagues

Irvings Law have successfully represented a client in a data breach compensation claim against Publicis Sapient; the client wishes to

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Drop in data breach reports but other cyber incidents increase

Drop in data breach reports but other cyber incidents increase

Changing figures A recent report from the Information Commissioner’s Office has shown a drop in the number of data security

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Council print disciplinary paperwork to communal office printer accessible by all employees

Council print disciplinary paperwork to communal office printer accessible by all employees

Mr Matthew McConville, the Head of our specialised Data Breach Department at Irvings Law has successfully represented a client in

Posted in GDPR Case Reports

Cheshire Constabulary instigate criminal proceedings against the wrong person

Cheshire Constabulary instigate criminal proceedings against the wrong person

Mr Matthew McConville, the Head of our specialised Data Breach Department at Irvings Law has successfully represented a client by

Posted in AAP Case Reports, GDPR Case Reports

HMCTS unlawfully disclose personal details to neighbour

HMCTS unlawfully disclose personal details to neighbour

Discovery Irvings Law have successfully represented a client in a data breach compensation claim against Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals

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Disciplinary paperwork sent to incorrect address

Disciplinary paperwork sent to incorrect address

Discovery The Head of our Data Breach department, Mr Matthew McConville, has successfully represented his client, Mr Mark Winstanley, in

Posted in GDPR Case Reports

Met Police arrest and detain man after voluntarily attending at police station to give statement

Met Police arrest and detain man after voluntarily attending at police station to give statement

Director at Irvings Law, Mr Ian Kyle, has successfully represented a client (Mr Brian Sliman) against the Metropolitan Police in

Posted in AAP Case Reports

Man handcuffed and detained for driving his own car

Man handcuffed and detained for driving his own car

This is a case whereby Irvings Law successfully took action against Essex Police in relation to an incident where their

Posted in AAP Case Reports

Police postal summons error leads to unlawful detention over a weekend

Police postal summons error leads to unlawful detention over a weekend

The situation Mr Matthew McConville, Head of the Actions Against the Police and Data Breach Department at Irvings Law has

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