The commercial data and privacy team provides advice on all aspects of the commercial exploitation and use of personal data and it also advises on contentious privacy matters, including claims arising from data breaches, privacy non-compliance and defamation.
We focus on seven key sectors: Engineering, Advertising & Marketing, Technology, Professional Services, Retail, Leisure & Hospitality, Sports and Media & Entertainment.
A key aspect of our commercial data and privacy offering is the contextualised advice we provide to our clients: our multidisciplinary practitioners provide privacy advice in the context of other areas of applicable law such as intellectual property law, consumer regulation and advertising and marketing regulation.
Members of the team have also developed a particular specialism in advising clients on the privacy compliance aspects of the use of personal data for marketing purposes, particularly where marketing activity is combined with social media, user monitoring, user profiling and/or geo-location data.
It’s official Summer is here…the new UK SCCs consultation is out!17 August 2021
On 11 August, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published its long awaited consultation on the international data transfer mechanisms that it proposes to be used in a post-Brexit world.
Tech solution providers Getting Data Protection Ready27 July 2017
The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), takes effect from 25 May 2018, and brings about important privacy changes that will impact most businesses, particularly providers of technology, telecoms and data related platforms, solutions and services.
Top 5 GDPR issues for... retailers15 March 2017
The first in our series of Top 5 tips on GDPR. With the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) looming on the horizon, we take a look at some of the key changes of how this legislation will affect retailers from 25 May 2018.