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Data Protection

About

Data protection is a topical issue that concerns us all, either because data is being about us are processed or because we are processing data about other people. All companies deal nowadays with personal data, whether for employees, customers or suppliers.

 

We assist you in the legal implementation of this protection.

 

We advise you and assist to comply with Swiss law and / or the European Regulation, known by the acronym GDPR, currently in force.

 

We can also intervene as an external DPO.

 

We revise or draft your social documents, for instance data protection policy, internal charter, agreements or addendums, in order to safeguard your interests from the point of view of data protection.

 

We advise you, among other things, on the organizational and technical measures to put in place as well as for the legal retention period of your data.

 

We also assist you in the exercise of your rights (access, erasure, restriction, rectification, etc.).

 

If necessary, Wilhelm Gilliéron Attorneys Corp. will also assist you in court.

FAQ about Data Protection

Data protection covers the provisions specifically enacted by the legislator to protect your personal data, by which we mean any data likely to identify you either directly (such as your surname or first name) or indirectly by cross-referencing various items of information (such as your AVS or telephone number).

Our office offers a wide range of services in this field:

  • Assessment of your compliance status by helping you set up an inventory of your various processes and data processed and related documents;
  • Drawing up the documents you need to comply with the law (confidentiality policy, employee handbook, processing agreement with suppliers and customers, etc.);
  • Set up processes enabling you to handle access requests from the individuals concerned and respond effectively in the event of an incident leading to data loss;
  • Training your teams ;
  • Possibility of acting as external DPO if this option seems appropriate and feasible in your context.

Formally, the law obliges you to comply with the duties it defines. Until recently, the powers of investigation and sanction conferred on the authorities were reduced to their simplest expression. Today, this situation has changed, with extended powers conferred on the authorities and the possibility of imposing various sanctions in the event of non-compliance, ranging from outright suspension of the processing operations concerned to fines, which many authorities no longer hesitate to impose.

While risk-taking is always an option, these risks are now far greater than in the past, so that a correct, fully-informed assessment of these risks is now essential, unless the company’s governing bodies are to be held liable.

Like many emerging fields, data protection is a matter for specialists. The legal framework is complex and requires practical experience, enabling the lawyer to understand how the texts live and are implemented in everyday life.

Our lawyers have had the opportunity to work in concert with the in-house teams of several multinationals to ensure RGPD implementation and set up compliance programs, enabling us to acquire a business and practical vision of the issues at stake in this area and how to respond to them that we can now propose to our customers taking into account their respective size and needs.

Data protection covers the provisions specifically enacted by the legislator to protect your personal data, by which we mean any data likely to identify you either directly (such as your surname or first name) or indirectly by cross-referencing various items of information (such as your AVS or telephone number).

Our office offers a wide range of services in this field:

  • Assessment of your compliance status by helping you set up an inventory of your various processes and data processed and related documents;
  • Drawing up the documents you need to comply with the law (confidentiality policy, employee handbook, processing agreement with suppliers and customers, etc.);
  • Set up processes enabling you to handle access requests from the individuals concerned and respond effectively in the event of an incident leading to data loss;
  • Training your teams ;
  • Possibility of acting as external DPO if this option seems appropriate and feasible in your context.

Formally, the law obliges you to comply with the duties it defines. Until recently, the powers of investigation and sanction conferred on the authorities were reduced to their simplest expression. Today, this situation has changed, with extended powers conferred on the authorities and the possibility of imposing various sanctions in the event of non-compliance, ranging from outright suspension of the processing operations concerned to fines, which many authorities no longer hesitate to impose.

While risk-taking is always an option, these risks are now far greater than in the past, so that a correct, fully-informed assessment of these risks is now essential, unless the company’s governing bodies are to be held liable.

Like many emerging fields, data protection is a matter for specialists. The legal framework is complex and requires practical experience, enabling the lawyer to understand how the texts live and are implemented in everyday life.

Our lawyers have had the opportunity to work in concert with the in-house teams of several multinationals to ensure RGPD implementation and set up compliance programs, enabling us to acquire a business and practical vision of the issues at stake in this area and how to respond to them that we can now propose to our customers taking into account their respective size and needs.

Data protection covers the provisions specifically enacted by the legislator to protect your personal data, by which we mean any data likely to identify you either directly (such as your surname or first name) or indirectly by cross-referencing various items of information (such as your AVS or telephone number).

Our office offers a wide range of services in this field:

  • Assessment of your compliance status by helping you set up an inventory of your various processes and data processed and related documents;
  • Drawing up the documents you need to comply with the law (confidentiality policy, employee handbook, processing agreement with suppliers and customers, etc.);
  • Set up processes enabling you to handle access requests from the individuals concerned and respond effectively in the event of an incident leading to data loss;
  • Training your teams ;
  • Possibility of acting as external DPO if this option seems appropriate and feasible in your context.

Formally, the law obliges you to comply with the duties it defines. Until recently, the powers of investigation and sanction conferred on the authorities were reduced to their simplest expression. Today, this situation has changed, with extended powers conferred on the authorities and the possibility of imposing various sanctions in the event of non-compliance, ranging from outright suspension of the processing operations concerned to fines, which many authorities no longer hesitate to impose.

While risk-taking is always an option, these risks are now far greater than in the past, so that a correct, fully-informed assessment of these risks is now essential, unless the company’s governing bodies are to be held liable.

Like many emerging fields, data protection is a matter for specialists. The legal framework is complex and requires practical experience, enabling the lawyer to understand how the texts live and are implemented in everyday life.

Our lawyers have had the opportunity to work in concert with the in-house teams of several multinationals to ensure RGPD implementation and set up compliance programs, enabling us to acquire a business and practical vision of the issues at stake in this area and how to respond to them that we can now propose to our customers taking into account their respective size and needs.

Data protection covers the provisions specifically enacted by the legislator to protect your personal data, by which we mean any data likely to identify you either directly (such as your surname or first name) or indirectly by cross-referencing various items of information (such as your AVS or telephone number).

Our office offers a wide range of services in this field:

  • Assessment of your compliance status by helping you set up an inventory of your various processes and data processed and related documents;
  • Drawing up the documents you need to comply with the law (confidentiality policy, employee handbook, processing agreement with suppliers and customers, etc.);
  • Set up processes enabling you to handle access requests from the individuals concerned and respond effectively in the event of an incident leading to data loss;
  • Training your teams ;
  • Possibility of acting as external DPO if this option seems appropriate and feasible in your context.

Formally, the law obliges you to comply with the duties it defines. Until recently, the powers of investigation and sanction conferred on the authorities were reduced to their simplest expression. Today, this situation has changed, with extended powers conferred on the authorities and the possibility of imposing various sanctions in the event of non-compliance, ranging from outright suspension of the processing operations concerned to fines, which many authorities no longer hesitate to impose.

While risk-taking is always an option, these risks are now far greater than in the past, so that a correct, fully-informed assessment of these risks is now essential, unless the company’s governing bodies are to be held liable.

Like many emerging fields, data protection is a matter for specialists. The legal framework is complex and requires practical experience, enabling the lawyer to understand how the texts live and are implemented in everyday life.

Our lawyers have had the opportunity to work in concert with the in-house teams of several multinationals to ensure RGPD implementation and set up compliance programs, enabling us to acquire a business and practical vision of the issues at stake in this area and how to respond to them that we can now propose to our customers taking into account their respective size and needs.

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