Jul 6, 2021

British Airways data-breach compensation claim settled

The breach affected both customers and BA staff and included names, addresses, and payment-card details. BA's settlement - the amount of which remains confidential - did not include any admission of liability. On Tuesday, PGMBM, the lead firm in the action, announced the settlement included compensation for "Qualifying claimants who were part of the litigation". The ICO's multi-million-pound fine "Did not provide redress to those affected", PGMBM chairman Harris Pogust said. The settlement may now draw a line under the long-running and high-profile data breach.

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