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“Data privacy generally means the ability of a person to determine for themselves when, how, and to what extent personal information about them is shared with or communicated to others.” (1)
You have the right to decide who you share your personal information with — and how much you want to share. (2) (3)
Data privacy means businesses and governmental agencies must protect:
Data privacy also means businesses must comply with data privacy laws. Many state, federal, and international laws are in place to protect your privacy. (4)
Unfortunately, hackers don’t need much information to scam you and others. Using “just a few key pieces of personally identifiable information (PII), like your name, driver’s license number, and Social Security number, an identity thief can begin accessing credit lines in your name, stealing your tax refund, or draining your bank account.” (5)
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Data privacy considers how your “personal data is collected, used, and shared.” Data security takes a close look at how your “data is protected.” (6)
Businesses “must protect data with high value or sensitivity against hackers, competitors, and other unauthorized parties.” (7)
Data security professionals come up with actual solutions to thwart hackers and cyber attackers. (8) Data security technologies include: (9)
“Currently, privacy laws are a cluttered mess of different sectoral rules. … The United States doesn’t have a singular law that covers the privacy of all types of data. Instead, it has a mix of laws.” (10)
There is a variety of information that falls into this category. Different types of data privacy include:
“A single breach can have serious impacts: Individuals can suffer identity theft or blackmail, while companies risk financial costs along with damage to public, investor and customer trust.” (12)
Businesses do not have a right to violate data privacy laws. You may be able to sue a company if it takes any of these actions, or inactions: (13)
Our data breach attorneys have worked on — and won — legal cases involving data privacy for our clients. Weitz & Luxenberg has class action lawsuits filed over these data privacy cases, among others:
Our attorneys have a history of winning data privacy cases. One such case was:
Mr. Bilsborrow, as co-chair of our firm’s Consumer Protection group, has spearheaded a
number of W&L consumer class action initiatives.
“In this day and age, data privacy issues are a top concern for millions of people across the
country. At Weitz & Luxenberg, we understand the enormous and far-reaching consequences of
data privacy violations. Our team has dedicated ourselves to seeking just and appropriate
compensation for victims of a failure to maintain data privacy,” says Mr. Bilsborrow.
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Weitz & Luxenberg aims to provide you with the best legal representation possible. W&L attorneys have:
For your protection, W&L recommends:
The good news is that federal, state, and local laws are on your side. Responsible companies should notify you in writing if they think your data may have been compromised. And Weitz & Luxenberg may be able to help when others can’t. Reach out to us today.