Lloyd v Google LLC [2019] EWCA Civ 1599: A summary (Group Litigation in UK Data Cases)

Lloyd v Google LLC [2019] EWCA Civ 1599 To read the judgment click here. The Court of Appeal has overturned the High Court’s decision, which had refused permission for Mr Richard Lloyd to serve proceedings on Google for the alleged secret collection of browser-generated information from Apple iPhone users. Mr Lloyd had brought the claim […]

Damages in Privacy Claims

In the English common law there is no freestanding right to privacy. Privacy claims come within a number of different causes of action: misuse of private information, breach of confidence, breach of the Data Protection Act 1998 (‘DPA’), breach of the Human Rights Act 1998 (‘HRA’), and breach of the Protection from Harassment Act 1997. […]