Privacy & Data Protection

Sequel’s attorneys understand that data is fundamental to business success. Our clients rely on our deep experience to address legal issues related to data commercialization, management and protection.

Sequel’s clients commercialize some of the world’s most extensive databases of information in industry sectors that range from international travel to retail purchasing, from financial services to 21st century medicine.

We support our clients across the data life cycle. We help companies understand what data they hold, how they process and share it, and their obligations to protect it.

Our services include:

  • Compliance with US and EU law
  • Creating and maintaining data protection
  • Data mapping
  • Drafting privacy policies
  • Educating executives and employees on data protection and security best practices
  • Establishing contract requirements for vendors and clients
  • Response to data breach and other unauthorized disclosure
  • Understanding and clarifying the chain of data ownership

Sequel’s PrivacyMinder™, helps clients comply with emerging data protection law, particularly the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, and compete in a data-driven marketplace.

PrivacyMinder brings together Sequel’s deep experience in counseling small and medium sized companies and up-to-the-minute, automated, online technology. PrivacyMinder helps businesses build a data management program that ensures their employees and agents use and share data responsibly. PrivacyMinder positions companies for growth by promoting consumer trust and preparing them to respond quickly to new business opportunities.

For companies facing unique data issues, Sequel works closely with Achieved Compliance, a consulting service that supplements PrivacyMinder’s automated service to deliver thoughtful, effective solutions.