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IT / Privacy

IT contract law | IT security | data protection law | tele­communi­cations law

Hardly a theme determines the corporate practice in our daily business and strategic planning as the topics IT and data protection. The definition of practical and at the same time legally compliant solutions represents a challenge for companies of all sizes and every industry in view of the permanently further developing technologies.

Our range of advisory services includes inter alia:

IT contract law

  • legal advice, contract drafting and legal project management of national and international IT projects, esp. IT outsourcing, offshoring, nearshoring, shared service centers, cloud computing as well as in public procurement matters for IT services
  • legally compliant design of websites/online activities, e.g. privacy statement, e-recruiting, internet shops, online gambling, online games, online marketing, email advertising, newsletters, social media
  • legal transaction services, esp. IT and data protection due diligence

IT security

  • legal advice and assistance in the implementation of legal regulations and standards for IT security

Telecommunications law

  • legal advice and assistance in the implementation of legal and regulatory requirements, esp. notice and procedures for network operation and telecommunications services as well as telecommunications and media contracts

Data protection law

  • legal advice regarding the implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – “Get ready for May 2018
  • legal management and legal structuring of Big Data/Data Analytics projects
  • advice and support regarding national and international data transfers, i.e. in particular preparation of the required documentation, incl. data processing agreements, EU model clauses, binding corporate rules, informed consent, regulatory approvals
  • advice regarding ensuring the operational data protection, i.e. storage/deletion obligations, staff training, counseling of data protection officer, setting up whistleblowing systems, employee participation, works council negotiations, conduct of business rules/policies as well as operational data protection concepts

Deloitte Legal advises companies on all legal issues that arise in connection with information technology, telecommunications and data protection, particularly in contract drafting and management, and in terms of regulatory requirements.

In the area of IT and data protection Deloitte Legal combines professional expertise and experience with global resources to the ability to provide cross-border legal advice. In addition, the Deloitte consulting portfolio allows the access to interdisciplinary knowledge and resources. Deloitte Legal clients from industry and the public sector appreciate this highly efficient "one-stop service”, because today’s issues often involve legal as well as technical questions and require an interdisciplinary approach. Therefore, Deloitte Legal IT/Privacy Attorneys have a high degree of comprehension on technical issues and provide pragmatic approaches even for innovative topics.

Dr. Söntje Julia Hilberg
Your Contact: Dr. Söntje Julia Hilberg

Newsflash IT/Privacy

9 January 2018: Notice of EU Commission on transfer of personal data between the EU and Great Britain after Brexit
pcoming changes in data privacy requirements for the transfer of personal data to the United Kingdom | more

23 November 2017: BSI publishes management report on IT-Security 2017
Analysis of the current security situation, recent kinds of attacks, etc. | more

11 October 2017: Recent decisions on covert employee surveillance
Recently the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) and the German Federal Labor Court (BAG) ruled on central questions regarding the protection of employee data | more

30 June 2017: German supervisory authorities provide templates for records of processing activities
read more

29 June 2017: German Bundestag passes amendment of Sec. 203 StGB
The German Bundestag passed statutory amendments which facilitate the use of external IT providers by persons subject to professional confidentiality | more


Keep informed about IT- and privacy matters that will dominate this year. We keep track of the legal environment, court decisions and current devolpments. You may find detailed articles about

  • IT-Security
  • EU-Data Protection
  • "Safe Harbor" - data transfers to the USA

here. Read more 

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