International Privacy

Representative Experience

  • Conducted a privacy risk assessment for a client with multiple e-commerce properties. The privacy assessment examined the client’s online and offline privacy practices and marketing practices as well as internal privacy controls in areas such as human resources, with compliance and best practice recommendations to the client in each area, when appropriate.
  • Advised an e-commerce client regarding enrollment in the Department of Commerce Safe Harbor Program for the transfer of personal information from the European Union to the United States.  Advice included assisting the client in developing safe harbor compliant consumer and human resources privacy policies, development of internal implementing policies and controls and completion of required filings with the Department of Commerce.
  • Advised a client regarding developing an online privacy policy and related content for a website designed for consumers from several European Union member states. In addition to advising the client regarding the content of the online privacy policy, we also advised the client regarding obtaining the consent of individuals providing information through the site for the transfer of health information to the United States.