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Privacy statement - Terms and conditions

cyber liability and data security

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For all commercial clients and especially those operating in the technology field, data security and privacy concerns have become business critical risks.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which in May 2018 will supersede the Data Protection Act 1998, will revolutionise data protection and has a potentially huge impact on UK businesses. Organisations breaching the GDPR will face penalties of up to €20 million or 4% of global turnover, whichever is highest.

Our expert team of lawyers understand how the GDPR will impact the insurance sector and work closely with insurers and brokers in the sector to ensure they are handling data in their organisations and complying with the GDPR effectively.

what we do...

  • Regulatory concerns – we support our clients in all areas of regulatory compliance, from ensuring Draft and review of contracts to data management, including data sharing and marketing activities.
  • Cyber-crime and hacking – we ensure that advice following a breach is compliant within national and international laws. We can liaise with regulators and law enforcement, undertake reputation management advice, communicate with affected individuals and engage in legal proceedings against a service provider.
  • Technology E & O – we act for global data companies in respect of privacy implications of their day-to-day operations and development of new technology.
  • Privacy violations – we advise on regulatory compliance obligations and remedial action. We can take part in training exercises to consider potential scenarios and prepare a robust plan for future breaches.

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