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Privacy Counsel

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In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Years of Experience

Min 1 yrs required

Location

Tarrytown, NY

Posted on

Sep 05,2017
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Privacy Counsel The candidate will develop and coordinate an organization-wide privacy risk management and compliance framework and governance structure by undertaking a comprehensive review of the Company's data and privacy process and procedures for each applicable business function to ensure that they are consistent with relevant laws and regulations and the Company's privacy and data security goals and policies. Will develop, manage and assist in the implementation and maintenance of the Company's information privacy policies and procedures to ensure that business activities are consistent with them. Provide leadership in the design and evaluation of privacy and security related projects so that new business activities are developed with privacy by design principles in mind. Establish a mechanism to track access and retention of protected health information maintained by the Company. Revise the privacy program to reflect changes in laws, regulatory or Company policy and accreditation standards, and monitor advancements in information privacy technologies to ensure organizational adaptation and compliance, as needed. Develop privacy training materials and other communications to train employees and third parties, as appropriate, on company privacy policies, data handling practices and procedures and legal obligations. Collaborate with internal audit to establish an internal and external privacy audit program. Work with business teams and senior management to ensure awareness of "best practices" on privacy and data security issues. Collaborate on cyber privacy and security policies and procedures. Interface with Senior Management to develop strategic plans for the collection, use and sharing of information in a manner that maximizes its value while complying with applicable privacy regulations. Assist business units with development of tools and methodologies to ensure ongoing compliance. Provide strategic guidance to corporate officers regarding information resources and technology. Assist the Chief Information Officer with the development and implementation of an information infrastructure. Serve as the information privacy liaison for users of technology systems. Act as a liaison to the information technology department. Collaborate with the legal department on privacy issues relating to business partner contracts and product-related activities. Collaborate with the Compliance Investigations Team to develop a process for receiving, documenting, tracking, investigating and taking action on all privacy related complaints. Monitor systems development and operations for security and privacy compliance. Conduct privacy impact assessments of proposed rules on the privacy of personal information, including the type of personal information collected and the number of people affected. Conduct periodic information privacy impact assessments and ongoing compliance monitoring activities in coordination with the organization's other compliance and operational assessment functions including the Compliance Monitoring Team. Review all system-related information security plans to ensure alignment between security and privacy practices.

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