As organisations process various categories of personal data concerning their employees or clients, it is important that the principles of data privacy are implemented and data processing is appropriately organised.
As a market-leader in this area, HPP offers specialist advice to enable clients to develop trust towards their employees and customers in the processing of their personal data, as well as data concerning the use of electronic communication. Our clients operate in a broad range of industries including in the financial services, retail, technology, logistics, pharmaceutical, healthcare and energy industries. The competence of our specialists in managing industry-specific regulation, combined with knowledge of the client’s operating environment, facilitates appropriate and effective organisation of best practices related to the processing personal data and electronic communication by our clients. A number of our technology lawyers have gained significant experience in-house at leading technology companies, often working in an international environment.
Our privacy and data protection services include both larger compliance projects and assisting with problem situations concerning individuals related to privacy and data protection. In matters pertaining to processing personal data, we also regularly assist clients in negotiations with the office of the Data Protection Ombudsman. Our experience has shown that these kinds of negotiations are extremely useful in planning improvements to clients’ privacy protection policies and processes. In addition, HPP is well-placed to assist in data breach responses on frequently short timeframes to minimise the impact on our client’s businesses.
As part of HPP’s data protection advice, we also assist clients in issues concerning the protection of trade secrets.
Our technology team is highly ranked by both the Chambers Global and Legal 500 directories.