Vicarious liability: Employer liable for "rogue" employee's data breaches
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Various claimants v WM Morrisons Supermarket plc  EWHC 3113 HC (0 other reports)
Various claimants v WM Morrisons Supermarket plc  EWHC 3113 HC
vicarious liability | data protection | disclosure of personal data | criminal conduct
The High Court has held that, while the employer was not at fault in the way in which it processed and protected personal data, it is vicariously liable for the actions of a rogue employee who published the personal data of co-employees online.