Data protection

Today privacy compliance requires an understanding of both technical and legal aspects of data processing and security.

For this reason, our team of experts includes professionals with diversified backgrounds, including lawyers, patent attorneys and IT specialists, so that we are uniquely positioned to provide assistance on any data protection issue with a 360-degree view.

Our data protection practitioners advise clients in a variety of industry sectors spanning healthcare, telecommunications, automotive, equipment manufacturing, B2C and B2B. Our team has developed a particular expertise in handling privacy issues for software companies, involving processing of biometric data and AI-automated profiling.

List of activities

  • data protection audits and risk analyses
  • data protection compliance programs
  • data processing and data transfer agreements
  • privacy policies
  • privacy issues in M&A
  • assistance before Data Protection Authorities
  • training

 

Insights

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15.12.2020 | Suvi Julin
GDPR COMPLIANCE TIPS FOR HEALTHTECH INDUSTRY

The European Union General Data Protection Regulation, commonly known as GRPR, can be challenging for any company. 

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17.11.2020 | Suvi Julin
NEW EDPB GUIDELINES ON DATA PROTECTION BY DESIGN AND DEFAULT: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN LESS THAN 4 MINUTES

The European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”) recently published new guidelines for data protection by design and by default (Guidelines 4/2019 on Article 25 Data Protection by Design and by Default adopted on 20 October 2020, “the Guidelines”).

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19.10.2020 | Suvi Julin
CAN USE OF FACIAL RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGY BE COMPATIBLE WITH GDPR?

Facial recognition technology offers a range of possibilities for controlling access to certain premises or events, for example, to prevent shoplifting or to maintain safety and order at public events.

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1.10.2020 | Suvi Julin
KEY GUIDELINES FOR PERSONAL DATA PROCESSING CONSENTS IN EU

The European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”) published updated guidelines for personal data processing related consents under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) in May 2020, namely Guidelines 05/2020 on consent under Regulation 2016/679 (“Guidelines”). 

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16.09.2020 | Suvi Julin
ENSURING YOU HAVE VALID CONSENT UNDER GDPR: KEY EDPB GUIDELINES

The European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”) published updated guidelines concerning consent with respect to personal data processing under the EU´s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) in May 2020, namely Guidelines 05/2020 on consent under Regulation 2016/679 (“Guidelines”).

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9.09.2020 | Atte Karineva
KEY ASPECTS OF GDPR APPLIED BY FINNISH DPA IN TWO RECENT CASES

The Finnish Deputy Data Protection Ombudsman recently published two decisions applying GDPR in Finland involving (1) information gathered by electronic locks on the front doors of buildings and (2) sharing otherwise public shareholder information via telephone services.

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Enriching the world of ideas ™. This is the goal of all services at Berggren. Our mission is to create opportunities for our clients to succeed. 

The Berggren expertise is always business-oriented and tailored to your company's needs. You will be served by specialists who know the special features of your technology and the industry. 

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