In today's digital society all businesses treats personal data. New methods for storing, sharing and analysing information has increased the commercial value of customer data. At the same time public regulation imposes stricter requirements on how private businesses and public authorities ensure the privacy of the individual. The risk of infringement will increase even more when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enters into force in 2018 introducing new requirements on accountability, privacy by design and data portability on replaces the current Data Protection Regulation in 2018.
Strong privacy is a competitive advantage. Our experienced team renders both legal and strategical assistance in order to ensure that your business handles the personal data in compliance with the existing data protection legislation.
Our lawyers can among other things assist you with:
- Mapping whether your business meets the current requirements of the Data Protection Act (GAP analysis);
- Assessing the legal basis for the processing of personal data about customers, suppliers, employees and other in your business;
- Help design, draft and document organizational measures for processing personal data (internal control) as well as for information security,
- Draft consents and privacy policies
- Draft data processing agreements with suppliers, customers, etc. that meet regulatory requirements and assist in the negotiations
- Counselling in regards to sharing of personal data concerning customers, employees, etc. with third parties inside and outside the EU/EEA;
- Assess employer e control measures (No: "kontrolltiltak") towards employees
- Represent and handle contact with public regulatory authorities in connection with supervision cases, appeals on official decisions, applications etc.
- Guide organizations and provide counsel in connection with the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)