Data protection and data law

Our lawyers are specialists in legal issues relating to data/data protection in Stuttgart and Karlsruhe

Data protection – with and without personal reference

Our work also focuses on the area of data privacy protection and IT compliance, for example when developing and assessing the risks of cloud computing models. We advise on the technical structure of IT systems with a view to data privacy (“privacy by design”), on setting up an in-house data privacy organization, on verifying the lawful nature of business models and their structure under data privacy law, for example by providing corresponding information on data privacy, by drawing up declarations of consent and contracts on commissioned data-processing. We also conduct and provide guidance during data privacy audits, offer support where “data breach notifications” are submitted and make external data privacy ombudsmen available to enterprises.

In the area of IT compliance, in addition to data privacy issues and aspects of IT security, we also verify the observance of other legal regulations. Our work in this respect regularly encompasses assistance during the establishment of legal licensing management, protection against risks where open source software is used as well as guidance during audits conducted at software producers. In the telecommunications field we provide advice, for example, regarding secrecy of telecommunications, on data retention for preventive purposes [Vorratsdatenspeicherung] and on open WLAN. Our profile is completed by the by the establishment of appropriate internal control and risk management systems in order to avoid liability risks for management.

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