Compliant and effective data management is essential in today's increasingly complex and regulated environment.
Whilst data protection law is a key aspect of advising on how data can be gathered, held and used, it must now be seen in the context of wider rights and obligations. Accordingly, our expertise also extends to providing advice on privacy, confidentiality, trade secrets, legal privilege, copyright and database rights and network and information security. Our clients therefore benefit from a more holistic approach offered by our Data team.
Our clients also benefit from the application of that advice to a wide range of industry sectors including: financial services, insurance, outsourcing, utilities, the built environment, hotels and leisure, marketing and advertising, publishing and retail.
Through our network of preferred firms built up over many years, we help clients work with regulators and local laws around the world.
Undertaking a privacy impact assessment for an airline company in relation to a proposed internal investigation of senior management.
Advising a non-EEA provider of App development software and online marketing on EU data protection issues regarding profiling of App users.
Advising a financial services company based in the UK regarding the provision of personal data to the United States in the course of a US Department of Justice investigation.
Advising a publisher in relation to its proposed use of customer tracking technology on its white label travel website.
Working with a payment provider on a data protection audit and on preparing a new global data management policy. This work included assisting them with a global data mapping process.
Advising a health care organisation in relation to an ICO complaint concerning unsolicited marketing being sent to individuals.
Managing a security breach, and dealing with the subsequent ICO investigation, relating to a mobile virtual network telecoms operator where customers were receiving SIM cards which enabled them to access other customers’ personal information.
Advising an insurance company on its global intra-group data sharing project. Our work involved providing advice on the key legal and regulatory issues arising from the implementation of two new data sharing systems, co-ordinating advice across twelve jurisdictions, and preparing an intra-group data sharing agreement.
Advising an Israeli-based ecommerce client on the data aspects of its proposed arrangement with an EU-based payment services provider.
Advising a medical provider on its proposed migration to a new IT system which involved transferring UK patient data to its US entity.