Privacy and Data Security
As the distribution of information grows, companies must be aware of the ever-changing laws, regulations, and rules on the use, collection, and disposal of sensitive personal information and require legal advice and representation to protect themselves, their employees and their customers. The Privacy and Data Security practice group at Briggs and Morgan advises and represents clients on a wide range of issues pertaining to the privacy and security of information, including, data protection; privacy-related litigation; security breaches; personal health information; drafting policies, authorizations and consents; privacy training, social security numbers, client confidentiality issues and the Do Not Call Registry. We serve multinational clients in a variety of industries, including:
- banking and finance
- engineering and manufacturing
- health care
- mortgage and insurance
Our experience also includes working with the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA); Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA); Do Not Call Registry; Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA); Federal Trade Commission’s Red Flag Rule; Advising on Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography And Marketing Act (CAN-SPAM); and The Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA).