However, according to Transform Hospital Group, patients’ payment card information was not obtained.
Transform Hospital Group stated they have taken measures to protect their system from further unauthorised exposure because of the breach. They have taken further steps to recruit a specialist IT and security investigator. They’ve also reported the incident to the appropriate regulators, including the Information Commissioner’s Office.
The organisation recognises a concern that any information released may be used by criminals to commit identity theft or fraud. However, they did not mention their concerns related to the sharing of extremely confidential personal care information in their letter to potentially affected patients.
If you have been affected by The Hospital Group data breach, you should have already been notified by the firm. If you haven’t heard from them and are afraid that your security is at risk, you should contact The Transform Hospital Group immediately.
It’s likely that sensitive data could fall into the hands of someone who could exploit it for malicious reasons. As a result, be wary of any emails, phone calls, or other forms of communication from someone claiming to represent The Hospital Group. These could be phishing scams aimed at obtaining additional sensitive information from you.
Organisations who carry your personal information are required to keep it secure. This means that if a data breach occurs, those affected will almost certainly be able to seek compensation. HNK has one of the largest teams of data breach claims experts. Our team has a wealth of expertise in this area. We represent several customers who have been impacted by The Hospital Group data breach, for instance. So, if you have been affected by the Transform Hospital Group data breach, we can help.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you have the right to claim compensation for any inconvenience, distress, or monetary loss you have suffered as a result of your data being breached.
You have the legal right to have your personal information kept private. Companies that do not comply with data protection laws will be held accountable. Contact HNK Solicitors for a free no-obligation consultation if you were affected by the Transform Hospital Group data breach. Our experts will be able to offer advice on pursuing a claim against Transform Hospital Group. We may be able to mount a group litigation case against the trust to get those affected the compensation they deserve.
Due to the sensitive nature of the information breached, patients could be entitled to claim thousands. You do not have to pay a penny upfront to start your claim. We offer no-win, no-fee agreements, so, you only pay if your claim is successful. If your claim is successful, we cap the costs that we take from your compensation at 25%.
To pursue your data breach claim against Transform Hospital Group, contact us today. For more information, visit our Data Protection Claim page, or to arrange a consultation, get in touch with our specialist team on 0151 203 1104 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.