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Data Protection & Privacy


Our experience includes advising/acting for:

  • BSA | The Software Alliance, the advocate for the global software industry whose members include Microsoft, Apple, Oracle, Salesforce, Workday, Intel and Siemens, in its role as an amicus curiae in the Schrems II litigation relating to international data transfers.
  • An Irish nutrition group on drafting data sharing agreements; advising on responses to subject access requests, and updating privacy notices to account for new data processing activities.
  • A social media company, on cryptocurrency licences and blockchain in the context of data protection.
  • An Irish cybersecurity platform, on implementing a data protection compliance strategy; and negotiating agreements on the implementation of the new Standard Contractual Clauses.
  • A leading blockchain software company, on engagement with the relevant data protection regulator in relation to a data subject access request and its GDPR compliance obligations.
  • An international online retail marketplace, advising on direct marketing, international data transfers including to the UK post-Brexit, advising on an inquiry by the Data Protection Commission (DPC) and defending a court action for prosecution.
  • A market-leading web-based survey company, on data security and data protection matters including transactional data protection matters, DPIAs, cookies and tracking technologies, and international data transfers.
  • A financial software company, on drafting and negotiating data protection agreements with its customers and suppliers, as well as drafting key data protection compliance documentation.
  • A global HealthTech company, to launch its app in the European Union and assistance with various regulatory matters with several European regulatory bodies, marketing, DTIAs and DPIAs.

Areas of Expertise

  • EU General Data Protection Regulation
  • Data Protection Policy & Framework Development
  • Data Protection Audits & Reviews
  • Data Protection Training & Awareness Programs
  • Data & Privacy Officer Support
  • Privacy Impact & Risk Assessments
  • Data Sharing & Disclosure
  • International Transfers
  • Website & App Privacy Solutions
  • Outsourcing & Third Party Processing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Cloud Computing
  • Direct Marketing & Online Behavioural Advertising
  • Data Access Requests
  • Data Breach Management
  • Employment & Data Protection
  • Enforcement & Litigation
  • Strategic Data & Risk Management