Introduction

Privacy & Data Security

Consumer data is often named the ‘oil of the 21st century’. Like oil, it is valuable, but if left unrefined it cannot be used. Companies are made by their ability to unlock their customers’ data. Competitors suffer from disregard of their customers’ privacy interests, or inability to keep entrusted data secure.

De Brauw helps clients with their data privacy, data management and data security needs. We do not lose ourselves in notorious legal complexity of comprehensive privacy law, but strive to provide strategic advice that aligns corporate goals with legal compliance. Our response to enforcement is swift and effective. Our relationships with international authorities are excellent.

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A dedicated team of data privacy specialists maintains knowledge of the intricacies of international consumer privacy and security laws. A broad group of 50+ compliance and enforcement lawyers enables the team to scale up where needed. We do this worldwide. We maintain close ties with privacy lawyers in nearly every jurisdiction and coordinate from all our offices.

Our efforts have not gone unnoticed. In recent years, we have assisted multinational companies in setting up their global consumer privacy strategy. We have also effectively dealt with various international enforcement actions and security breaches.