Data protection law

Data protection is becoming increasingly important and therefore one of Nielsen Nørager’s essential areas of practice.

Nielsen Nørager’s practice includes proactive advice through which we contribute to ensuring that private businesses as well as public authorities comply with the Danish Data Protection Act as well as the General Data Protection Regulation, which took effect on 25 May 2018.  Nielsen Nørager also offers advice in dispute cases, etc.

Nielsen Nørager advises public authorities, interest groups and private businesses in relation to data protection issues such as drafts of notifications and statements to the Danish Data Protection Agency. Nielsen Nørager also litigates in all matters relating to data protection.

Nielsen Nørager offers compliance checks, which usually include an evaluation of our client’s processing of personal data, an assessment of the processing of regular, confidential and sensitive personal data, matters regarding transfer of personal data to third countries, statutory issues, consent issues, employees’ personal data, the statutory basis of the duties as data controllers and data processors, respectively, data security, notifications and permissions, sectoral regulation and the impact of data protection law on marketing and use of social media.

Nielsen Nørager also helps assessing to what extent our clients need to have policies and procedures, etc. in place.

Although the feedback required for our clients’ purposes is agreed on a case-by-case basis, our clients can always ask us to describe our findings in a research memo, which might, e.g., include a description of the impact of the new General Data Protection Regulation.