A recent and significant change to data protection law seems to have gone under the radar. The key point is that it is no longer necessary for an individual to prove pecuniary loss or distress to get compensation under data protection law. In practice, it is of most relevance for class actions. Lawyers wanting to know more can read the case of LLoyd v. Google (on appeal):

https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2019/1599.html