Data Privacy

We provide a clear understanding of the rules relating to personal data processing and how to ensure compliance with employee privacy rights, wherever you are in the world.

Our services

  • 01 Data audits based on processing activities
  • 02 Advising on worldwide data protection compliance (including the GDPR in Europe)
  • 03 Setting up appropriate documentation and policies to ensure compliance
  • 04 Advising on data security and data breaches
  • 05 Handling data subject access requests (DSARs)
  • 06 Managing the relationship with data protection authorities, including regulatory investigations
  • 07 Advising on trans-border data transfers (e.g. Schrems II for transfers outside the EU)
  • 08 Employee monitoring (e.g. screening employees, use of social media, camera surveillance and whistleblowing)

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data privacy

Data privacy is an evolving area of law and it can be hard for businesses to keep pace. Our lawyers offer advice on all kinds of workplace privacy issues, such as how to keep sensitive data secure and what the right balance is between an individual's privacy and the interests of the workforce as a whole.

Data privacy on the metaverse - what are the issues?

The metaverse is on its way and will no doubt be simulating workplaces near you fairly soon. But in an environment that potentially records absolutely everything, how can employers ensure trust and buy-in from their employees? Will our existing data privacy laws be enough or will they need to be adapted to cope with emerging issues?

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Alexander Milner-Smith is a partner and the Co-Head of Lewis Silkin's Data & Privacy Group. He's also acting Chair of the Ius Laboris Data Privacy Expert Group.

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