Data Privacy

Businesses are advised by our data privacy experts for help in adopting sound privacy and security practices, ensuring regulatory and legal compliance, and protecting their competitive advantage

Partner

Carmen Tang

Businesses are becoming increasingly aware that personal data is a strategic asset and understand that they cannot lose sight of the wealth embedded such data. Authorities worldwide have been tightening data protection regulations in light of the increase in information flow primarily resulting from the emergence of digital economies.

Issues which data protection and privacy law raised can be both complex and far-reaching and the penalties for non-compliance are becoming increasingly severe.

Our data protection and privacy practice covers full range of data protection, privacy and associated matters. We have been involved in formulating regulations and advising clients on contentious and non-contentious data protection matters. We focus on working together with clients in devising practical solutions to data protection and privacy issues, with the aim of maximizing data value while minimizing legal and reputational risks.

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How we can help you

  • Data collection statements and retention policies
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and ‘safe habour’
  • Cyber security and cyber crime
  • Security breaches and breach management policies
  • Data access and collection requests
  • Cross border data transfers
  • Website privacy policies
  • Direct marketing
  • Employment data protection matters
  • Training on data protection and privacy law

Advice

Managing risk and adopting sound privacy and security standards is essential. The potential for misuse of sensitive personal information has triggered legislative and regulatory action worldwide – the risks are high.

Our specialists can help you address various steps to enable and support your compliance in all aspects of data privacy laws, including drafting and reviewing relevant documents for your business, including privacy notices, data protection policies, consent forms and data processing agreements.

We often negotiate appropriate contractual terms with data processors and advise on appropriate action in the event of a personal data breach. We also provide flexible and tailored training courses for businesses to help them understand the issues and steps they need to be aware of in ensuring compliance with the likes of data protection and privacy regulations.

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