To get the best help for your situation, first answer the questions on the Preliminary questions page.
What should I do?
My personal data has been stolen or leaked
Determine your situation
Take action one thing at a time
If your personal data has ended up in the hands of any unauthorized parties, you must act immediately. This can reduce potential financial damage.
Focus on one thing at a time instead of everything at the same time.
Find out what data was stolen or leaked
Try to find out what data on you has ended up in the wrong hands.
This will help you determine
- what the possible consequences could be
- what you should do.
How can my data be misused?
- Your address, personal identity code and name can be used for fraudulent purposes, e.g. making purchases at your expense.
- Your banking and credit card information can be used to make unauthorised purchases.
- If someone gains access to your email, Facebook, or other web service password, they can use it to impersonate you.
- If sensitive information, such as your patient data, is stolen from you, it can be used to blackmail.
Where can I get support for coping with the situation?
If you feel overwhelmed by the situation, you can always seek help.