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Hi thank you for your message. What is your legal issue and I will see if I can assist you?
Hi, I am a solicitor in England and therefore likely to be able to assist since you are in England however I would need to know your issue as I only specialise in certain areas of the law
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That is a breach of your rights under both the data protection act and the GDPR 2018. The bank statement will have contained your name and address and your account details thereby compromising not only your safety and security but your finances. what have they done to ensure you are not compromised by their breach?
That is quite unacceptable. They would have need to close the account and to provide you with a different account to ensure you are not compromised. But the fact that more than one third party has your personal details without your permission is very concerning. you should lodge a formal complaint and request confirmation of what they have put in place to ensure you are not comnpromised and you should seek compensation for the stress and anxiety caused by their breach of your rights. Should they not give a satisfactory response you will have to escalate to the financial ombudsman service and also to the ICO.
I hope this helps and I would be grateful for your rating at your earliest convenience. All the besr
Yes and that is why I am guiding you to not let it pass as just an inadvertent error on the part of the babk. It has happened, it cant be reversed all you can do is to now seek their assurance that they have exercised every precaution to trace where the statement was sent and to ensure it is not used inappropriately. The bank will not be able to do that 100% and you will be stressed and anxious over it because of the nature of the details leaked.
No there is no ball figure for compensation for stress and anxiety. Each matter depends on its facts and what affects you in a certain way may not have the same impact on the next person. Its whatever figure you feel will go far to give you some satisfaction.