A trio of recent data protection cases

22/11/2021 | 11KBW Panopticon Blog

While the focus has been fixed on the recent Supreme Court decision in Lloyd v Google, there have also been some recent data protection rulings worthy of some consideration. This article summarises three additional cases:

  • Johnson v Eastlight - a standard data breach involving an email error.
  • Rolfe v Veale Wasbrough Vizards - involved a letter requesting the payment of school fees sent to another child’s parents (reported by DLA Piper in October).
  • Ashley v Amplifon Ltd - involving a data breach concerning the inadvertent disclosure to the wrong employee.
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Court of Appeal, UK Courts

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