Job Details

Data Protection Legal Counsel

Company name

Human Health Project

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type


Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Los Angeles, CA

Date Last Verified

Nov 16,2017

Posted on

Jul 13,2017
Practice Area
Data Privacy >> Data Privacy
Information Technology >> Information Technology
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Data Protection Legal Counsel - Volunteer position The candidate will provide legal advice to the agency on the full range data protection issues as well as select information security / cybersecurity issues. Work with technology and other stakeholders to build-out the existing privacy program. Prepare / assist in the preparation of privacy impact assessments. Review data leakage incidents and make determination as to whether any notifications are required. Draft / review and submit such notifications. Prepare and submit data protection notifications / registration with applicable data protection authorities. Advise colleagues in the Employment Law Group on matters pertaining to employee privacy (including subject access requests, monitoring programs, notice and consent requirements). Review and as needed uplift existing policies and procedures regarding data protections, Draft / review new policies, procedure, best practice documents, as needed. Review and negotiate data protection and information security terms in vendor agreements, confidentiality agreements, etc. Prepare data protection-related training materials for use online. Liaise with colleagues in the US and EU to promote consistent data protection / privacy practices globally. Monitor and respond to developments in privacy and information security (i.e., new laws, regulations, important case decisions, regulatory guidance, etc.). Advise on privacy issues arising from the full range of marketing efforts and Web-related advertising activities. Legal degree / qualification (can be US/EU) and 5+ years of solid experience with data protection laws required. Background or demonstrated interest in technology preferred. Experience drafting policies, procedures, notices and consents required. CIPP (Certified Information Privacy Professional) accreditation preferred. Effective communicator; experience preparing and conducting data protection training required.

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