Confidential information is a key factor in building competitive advantage in the marketplace. But the possession of private data raises a host of legal issues. Any business that collects, uses or distributes confidential information is subject to an increasing array of laws that regulate notice, choice, consent, access and permissible use.
Our Data Privacy, Security & Breach Response group has a broad perspective on the privacy legal landscape. We work with companies across a wide range of industries to review and implement practices and policies to achieve privacy compliance in business activities. This includes advising clients on the legal requirements associated with records retention.
We serve as privacy counsel to clients in healthcare, financial services, and other industries. We address compliance with privacy requirements under HIPAA, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, FERPA, TCPA, the CAN-SPAM Act, EFTA, FCRA/FACTA, COPPA, and state privacy laws, among others. We work with you to:
Privacy by Design
Although “privacy by design” is most often associated with application development, it also represents our approach to protecting information by embedding privacy into technology requirements, business practices, and physical infrastructures. We guide you in applying privacy by design to your business challenges and opportunities, including:
Litigation and Government Enforcement Response
Unfortunately, best efforts cannot always guarantee smooth sailing. If your organization becomes the subject of a regulatory investigation or a party to litigation, we are here to help. We have supported clients in responding to, managing, negotiating, and often obtaining dismissal of: