Entries by Hayes Connor Solicitors

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Cathay Pacific fined £500,000 by ICO for data breach

Cathay Pacific Airways Limited has been fined £500,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) following a massive data breach. The airline’s failure to secure its systems resulted in the personal details of some 9.4 million customers being exposed. Of these customers, 111,578 were from the UK. The £500,000 penalty is the maximum fine possible under the […]

Coronavirus update from Hayes Connor Solicitors

As the pandemic continues to impact the way we all do business, we wanted to provide an update on the situation here at Hayes Connor Solicitors. Protecting our people At Hayes Connor, the health of our employees remains paramount. Consequently, we are now operating home working for all employees, and we are using secure technology […]

Questions to ask when choosing data breach lawyers

At Hayes Connor Solicitors, we help our clients to claim data breach compensation following data protection violations, GDPR breaches and other cyber offences. But we understand that appointing a solicitor can be daunting. How do you know if they are the right firm for you, and, can you be sure that you won’t have to […]

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How to stay positive despite the increased risk

At Hayes Connor Solicitors, we think it’s imperative that everyone is super vigilant to protect against data breaches and cybercrime during the coronavirus pandemic. In particular, our expert data breach solicitors believe that personal information is at risk in four different ways – coronavirus scams, new and untested apps, human error and homeworking. 1.An increase […]