Data Protection Breaches

The Data Protection Act 1998 controls how personal data is used by those holding it. Data should be stored in line with the Data Protection Act 1998, and those holding personal data must adhere to the strict guidelines the Act imposes. Organisations must ensure personal data is used fairly, for its intended purpose only, in a way that is not excessive. It should be accurate and not be kept longer than necessary. Those holding data have a duty to ensure that it is held safely and kept secure.

Misusing or accidentally releasing personal information can happen unintentionally or as a result of a security breach where the organisation's databases have been hacked. If you find yourself under investigation for a breach of data protection laws, get in touch with us at the soonest opportunity. We can guide you through what can be a tough period of investigation, interviews and evidence gathering.

Data Protection Barristers & Solicitors London

Individuals under investigation for data protection breaches should instruct a specialist adviser with experience in dealing with the technicalities of computer and criminal law, and who are aware of the rules on the admissibility of computer evidence.

Bright Line Law is a leading law firm, providing representation and advice to clients facing data protection allegations. Bright Line Law is highly regarded as a specialist provider, winning the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers of 2017 award, as well as being Top Ranked within the UK Bar Chambers for 2018 and 2019. Contact Bright Line Law today on + 44 (0)203 709 9470.

Jonathan Fisher QC
Lead Counsel

Telephone + 020 3872 2852

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