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Personal data – Data Privacy

Personal data is a key element in today’s new technologies, as it is the main asset for players in the sector in their commercial relations, whether at the heart of their business model or as a growth driver.

Whether it’s a question of data collection, processing, modeling, integration or sharing, the protection and security of personal data are strategic issues for the growth and development of companies of all kinds, and this field is no longer the exclusive preserve of BIG data or cloud players.

Today, every company is concerned, and the speed of development of businesses around data, and technologies such as AI, biometrics or blockchain, are shifting the lines of the sector with a strong impact in terms of regulatory evolution.

Our team, which has been assisting and supporting our customers for over 20 years, has acquired genuine technical and legal expertise, enabling us to provide them with highly personalized support tailored to their core business (operating mode, market, growth prospects, strategic challenges).

In Décideur Magazine’s 2024 ranking of French law firms specialized in Innovation, Technologies and Telecom, HUGOT & ASSOCIES appears in the “Renowed Practice” ranking in Digital plateform and application law.


 Compliance- Accountability

Our knowledge of this highly technical and constantly evolving regulation is our trademark with premium support on in particular GDPR compliance :

– GDPR compliance audit whatever the type of personal data (including health data, data on minors, banking data, biometrics, video surveillance…).

– Mapping of personal data processing subject to the RGPD

– Mapping of data flows within the company or group (foreign subsidiaries)

– Drafting the Register

– Drafting of procedures: Privacy Policy, Cookie Management, Terms & Conditions (T&C’s), Access Rights, Security Breaches.

– Drafting of mandatory information on all media: websites/applications, employment contracts and other media)

– Drafting/adapting contracts

– Managing data transfers to third countries

– Impact analysis/PIA

– Review of security measures in conjunction with the IT Department

– Raising awareness and supporting operational teams in dealing with complex GDPR issues

– Assistance and support in the event of complaints or inspections by data protection authorities


 New technologies law 

With the increasing digitization of content and the diversification of distribution channels, creativity and innovation are essential factors in competitiveness and growth for companies. These innovations allow creative activity to flourish, with the development of daring new activities that we are committed to supporting from the outset, or defending to ensure that the fundamental rights attached to our customers’ creations are respected worldwide.

We work closely with our customers’ operational teams as a true partner, and our expertise is aimed at enabling them to develop their commercial projects with serenity and pragmatism in the following areas:

– Marketing campaigns/targeting

– Online advertising

– Artificial intelligence

– Blockchain, NFT

– Connected devices

– Online counterfeiting

– Illegal downloading

– Defamation on social networks,

– Phishing or hacking or data theft