Data Protection & Compensation Claims - The Key Issues

Data Protection & Compensation Claims - The Key Issues

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Compensation claims arising out of breaches of data protection legislation are increasingly commonplace and controllers need to be able to respond to such claims effectively.

This webinar summarises the key issues that need to be borne in mind.

What You Will Learn

This webinar will cover the following:

Interpretation of Applicable Legislation

  • Meaning of ‘damage’ and ‘distress'

CPR Considerations

  • Pre-action protocol
  • Part 53 Media and Communications Claims
  • Strike out and summary judgment

Types of Loss

  • Recovery of damages for loss of control over personal data
  • Lloyd v Google

‘Class Actions’

  • Group Litigation Orders v Representative Actions
  • Weaver v British Airways
  • Lloyd v Google
  • SMO v TikTok
  • Prismall v Google UK

Heads of Claim

  • Additional claims for breach of confidence, misuse of private information and negligence - Warren v DSG Retail

Appropriate Court

  • High Court v County Court
  • Johnson v Eastlight
  • Cleary v Marston

Level of Damages

  • Threshold of seriousness
  • Rolfe v Veale Washborough
  • Driver v CPS

This webinar was recorded on 5th February 2024