Vicarious liability: Employer liable for data breaches by employee with "grudge"
Various claimants v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc  IRLR 73 CA (0 other reports)
Various claimants v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc  IRLR 73 CA
vicarious liability | data protection | disclosure of personal data | criminal conduct
In WM Morrison Supermarkets plc v Various claimants, the Court of Appeal held that the employer is vicariously liable for the criminal actions of an employee who disclosed the personal data of his fellow employees online.