Privacy & Data Security

Carmody MacDonald’s team of lawyers is experienced with matters involving both U.S. and international privacy and data security laws that span from US-privacy counsel leads for publicly traded companies to certified information privacy professionals.

Our privacy and data security attorneys advise clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, insurance, communications, health care, advertisers and marketers (including Ad-Tech), retailers (e-commerce and traditional brick and mortar), legal, technology, and manufacturing. The issues they routinely address for clients include:

  • Discovery, development and implementation of effective customer, employee and data privacy policies, notices and practices
  • Risk management and compliance strategies
  • Privacy and data security audits
  • Data Transfer and Data Processing Agreements
  • Employee training programs
  • Regulatory response
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs and policies
  • Network security gap analysis
  • Document retention strategies
  • Data breach preparedness and response
  • Litigation on behalf of clients whose data has been stolen to contain and recover the stolen data
  • Litigation brought against clients as a result of data breaches
  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Privacy Notices and Privacy Policies
  • Website Terms and Conditions
  • Obtaining consents
  • Data Processing / Transfer Agreements
  • Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH)
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA)
  • Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act (CAN-SPAM)
  • Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)
  • California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA)
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