Privacy & Data Security

Ilene Robinson Sunshine Retired Partner (617) 338-2928 vCard

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In the information age, successful companies must be well-versed in the handling and protection of both internal and external data. We work with clients to both minimize their risks and liabilities and capitalize on the opportunities presented by the wealth of information now regularly exchanged between businesses and consumers, vendors and employees. Sullivan & Worcester LLP’s Privacy & Data Security Group, comprised of experienced attorneys from our Corporate, Intellectual Property, Tax and Labor & Employment Law Groups, assists businesses of all sizes and types with:

  • Understanding relevant privacy and data security issues
  • Developing compliant e-mail, website, blog, e-commerce, cloud computing and telemarketing policies
  • Appropriately utilizing social media and other web and telecommunications-based marketing channels
  • Managing customer and investor relationships in the online world
  • Addressing privacy and data security obligations and liabilities in contracts with third-party vendors
  • Implementing compliant document management and data-retention plans
  • Complying with applicable state and federal privacy, data security and breach reporting regulations
  • Handling data breaches, privacy complaints and litigation
  • Responding to government subpoenas and wiretap requests
  • Defending regulatory enforcement actions by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and state Attorneys General