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.
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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.
The Firm, while complying with the provisions aimed at containing the Covid-19 infection, is fully operational and continues to offer assistance to its customers.
The current state of emergency relating to the spread of Covid-19 (“Coronavirus”), also following the measures adopted by the Government to contain the spread of contagion, places businesses, but also individual citizens, in the face of new problems, also of a legal nature
On September 23, 2019 Professor Ruffolo is going to speak at the Convention and Round Table dedicated to the topic “Innovation in healthcare: the role of Artificial Intelligence”, organized by the University of Bari. Several others authoritative experts of the field are going to take part to the event, including physicians, engineers and entrepreneurs.
The Firm provides assistance to national and foreign businesses, private and public, as well as to professional, in the management of the compliance with the new EU Regulation.