With a team of specialized professionals, the Firm advises clients in all issues connected to privacy and data protection.
The Firm counsels several corporations in the adoption, management and update of sound privacy tools, methods and internal procedures for handling sensitive data in full respect of always changing privacy legislation, as well as in the drafting and keeping of all relevant documents (preliminary assessment reports on security and data processing, contract models and clauses, informative reports, appointments of Data Protection Officers, privacy and cookie policies, protocols for monitoring and risk assessment). The data protection team of the Firm provides daily practical advice on privacy-related issues and concerns, navigating the complexity of differentiated legislation worldwide and the specifications of the Authority for Data Protection. The Firm also organizes training for businesses on the topics of data protection and security and has acquired vast expertise specifically on protection and processing of health data.
The Firm has supported companies in the process of implementation of the new rules prescribed by EU Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR). The Firm’s specialists regularly advise and represent clients before Privacy Authorities, such the Italian “Garante della Privacy”, as well as in court litigation.
Such consolidated experience in the field of privacy law allows the Firm to fully support and advise also private individuals who may have suffered violations of their privacy or unlawful processing of data.
News and Insights
Also this year, in the months of October, November and December 2021, a cycle of seminars on "Artificial Intelligence and Law" will be held ib Bologna, organized by the School of Law and the Higher School of Legal Studies of Bologna and coordinated by Prof. Ruffolo. The first seminar will be held on October 7, 2021, from 3pm to 5pm.
The new book "XXVI lezioni di Diritto dell'Intelligenza Artificiale", edited by Prof. Ruffolo and published by Giappichelli, is now available.
On 8 June 2021, Prof. Ruffolo will participate as a speaker at the webinar organised by Prof. Monica Palmirani (CIRSFID - Alma-AI University of Bologna), which will be dedicated to the topic “AI and Regulation”.
On 13 May 2021, Prof. Ruffolo will participate as a speaker in the webinar dedicated to the topic “Business Law and New Technologies”, organized by the Luiss School of Law within the Research Center Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Digital Infrastructures and Life Sciences (BILL).
The book “Intelligenza Artificiale – Il diritto, i diritti, l’etica”, edited by Prof. Ruffolo and published by Giuffrè Francis-Lefebvre, is now available.
As in China, Singapore and South Korea, a contact tracing app is also being developed in Italy. The app will be able, during the so-called "Phase 2" of the health emergency, to monitor the individual's contacts with infected subjects, based on the recording of the position of the individual’s smartphone with respect to other devices.