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Data protection

Privacy and Data Protection as well as the implementation of the GDPR and other regulatory requirements is a challenge which every company in Austria and Europe is facing these days.

We offer the full range of legal advice in the area of privacy and data protection, ranging from the development of a company-wide data protection strategy to the preparation of the necessary GDPR-compliant data protection documents and the representation in proceedings before the Austrian Data Protection Authority.

Our services in this field:

  • Support in (or even setting up of) GDPR-Compliance-Programs
  • Support in developing and implementing company-/group-wide data protection strategies
  • Preparation of Privacy Notices, Data Processing Agreements, Joint Controller Agreements and Records of Processing Activities
  • Data protection training for employees and managers (face-to-face as well as via e-learning tools)
  • Drafting and filing of Data Breach Notifications
  • Employee data protection – drafting the necessary privacy notices for employees and the respective contract clauses in employment contracts
  • Support in Data Protection Risk Assessments and Data Protection Impact Assessments
  • Advice on data transfers to countries outside the EEA (within the group or third party)
  • Assistance in responding to data subject access requests and other requests by data subjects
  • Advice on the admissibility of newsletters and advertising campaigns under data protection law
  • Representation in proceedings before the Data Protection Authority

Examples of our expertise:

  • Advising numerous national and international companies in all sectors on the implementation of their internal data protection strategies
  • Preparation and revision of hundreds of Privacy Notices and Data Processing Agreements according to the criteria of GDPR
  • Representation of international technology companies in approval proceedings before the Austrian Data Protection Authority