Digital & data protection

The fourth industrial revolution (the “digital era”) is taking over the world. Companies and organisations are finding opportunities and challenges in new technologies. The dynamic and multidisciplinary team at Eubelius is ready to help you tackle all the legal issues of the digital world.

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Your contacts in Digital & data protection

Some of our references

  • Assisting an international pharmaceutical group in developing both Europe-wide and global platforms to share anonymised real-world evidence data of (university) hospitals and registries for patient recruitment and in order to carry out clinical trials.

  • Compliance services in the context of the new EU data protection rules (GDPR) for several Belgian and multinational companies in various sectors, including setting up policy frameworks including privacy and cookie policies, retention policies, data breach notification policies, record of processing activities, data subject request policies, data processing agreements, data protection impact assessments, data transfer impact assessments, etc. and ad hoc advice on specific questions arising from GDPR and Belgian data protection law (Act of 30 July 2018).

  • Assisting a large department store chain with their development of a webshop and app, including a full privacy scan of the app; advice on all data protection aspects of the new app and webshop (i.e. privacy policy, cookie policy, collection of personal data, advertising possibilities, profiling aspects, etc.); advice on all direct marketing related questions (including aspects with regard to home delivery in Belgium) and on the usage of short code text messages to send communications to clients.

  • Advice on the interplay between the second Payment Services Directive and the GDPR and the possibilities for data sharing.

  • Strategic advice regarding the complexities of (intragroup) international data transfers, compliance with the Court of Justice case law and European Union Guidelines, and the drafting of Standard Contractual Clauses and Binding Corporate Rules.

  • Advice on the use of trust services such as eSignatures and eArchiving.

  • Emergency advice on communication and legal obligations following data breaches and, in particular, ransomware attacks; support with the notifications to the supervisory authorities and data subjects.

  • Risk assessment for a new disruptive IoT-based product offering, and assistance with contracting strategy.

  • Litigation before the Belgian Data Protection Authority following complaints in data protection matters and before the Constitutional Court and Conseil d’Etat regarding data protection safeguards in legislative documents.

  • Litigation in contractual disputes between e-telecom players, e.g. concerning number portability, and contractual disputes including liability due to defective IT products and exit issues