Manchester Enterprise Academy data breach
A significant data breach has been reported at Manchester Enterprise Academy, where several pupils’ COVID-19 results were inadvertently sent to the wrong parents.
Hayes Connor received a report from a parent of one of the affected pupils, who stated that the school contacted them to say their child’s recent COVID-19 test results had been sent to other parents. The parent also received details of another child’s results in addition to her own child.
There has been no official statement from the school regarding the incident, and it is yet to be seen what their response will be.
This is a breaking story and further information will follow.
What to do if you are worried about the Manchester Enterprise Academy data breach
If you have been affected by the Manchester Enterprise Academy data breach, the school should have already contacted you. If you are concerned that your child’s data has been exposed, then you should get in touch with them immediately.
You may also want to consider whether you are entitled to compensation following the Manchester Enterprise Academy data breach. This is something the team at Hayes Connor can help you with.
How Hayes Connor can help you claim compensation for the Manchester Enterprise Academy data breach
Any organisation that holds your personal data, or data belonging to your children, has a legal obligation to keep it secure. This means, if a data breach occurs, anyone affected will likely have grounds to claim compensation.
Hayes Connor has one of the largest teams of data breach specialists in the country, with a wealth of combined experience. We are already speaking to parents who have been affected by the Manchester Enterprise Academy data breach and are ready to advise anyone else who believes their child’s data was exposed.
Our expert team will provide tailored advice to help clarify whether you have grounds to make a claim, how the claims process will work and the level of compensation you may be entitled to.
Our aim is to make sure that anyone affected by a data breach is able to access the compensation they deserve, while also making the claims process as straightforward and stress-free as possible.
You can find out more about our expertise and how we handle data breach claims here.
To start a claim, you can use our online claim form.
To speak to a member of our team, please do not hesitate to give us a call on 0330 041 5135.