Data Protection

In the digital era rapid technological developments and globalisation create new challenges for the companies that collect and process personal data. Ensuring a lawful, safe and secure data processing environment is crucial for every company, as personal data is considered the “hard currency” of the 21st century. Our law firm offers high standard consultation services on data protection and privacy issues. Our experienced staff guarantees integral and comprehensive approach to professionals, companies and the public sector to achieve compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”). Our areas of expertise cover a wide range of data processing, such as health data processing, medical research, cloud computing, biometric applications, data protection in workplace and whistleblowing schemes. Our firm offers legal support to data controllers and data processors to fulfil their obligations under the GDPR, including full support of the DPO’s tasks and consultation activities, implementation of the “privacy by design” and “privacy by default” mechanisms and mechanisms for data breach notifications, communication with the data subjects, keeping of data records, carrying out data protection impact assessment (DPIA) and support during prior consultation with the DPA, support in drafting codes of conduct and in obtaining certification, privacy seals and marks at both national and EU level, consultation on international data transfer and support to governments in constructing an adequate data protection legal framework. Our experience in representations before the supervisory authorities in Greece and the EU as well as all competent bodies in the EU, the US, Asia and Africa guarantees an effective and successful cooperation in the framework of the compliance mechanism and with regard to international transfers, including “Privacy Shield”.