Data breach on website confirms Courts

November 13, 2023

A data breach on its e-commerce platform has caused furniture and appliance retailer, Courts to abandon the platform. 

The retailer confirmed in a release that customer's payment methods and password information were not compromised in the incident.

The company said it identified the breach on its website and acted immediately.

It said in September, it replaced its e-commerce platform with a new, more secure site,

"Our e-Commerce customers can be assured that none of their payment methods and password information was exposed in this incident," Courts said.

The retailer also said the leakage did not impact customers who shopped in its physical stores. 

"We take the security of your data very seriously, and apologise for any inconveniences this may have caused. We continue to be guided by the incoming Data protection Act, effective December 1, 2023," Courts said.

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