Data Protection and Privacy

With a privacy by-design approach, we ensure that data-related considerations are seamlessly integrated into every stage of transactions and workstreams, providing comprehensive support for our clients.

As Koç Attorneys at Law, we excel in managing data breaches, implementing compliance programs, and addressing data's role in corporate transactions. Our expertise covers comprehensive legal risk assessments, customized guidance on personal data aspects, and sector-specific regulations in areas like entertainment, finance, banking, telecommunications, marketing, e-commerce, healthcare, and more.

We offer practical, industry-specific advice, assisting clients in meeting data protection compliance obligations through projects such as data inventories, risk assessments, and crafting tailored agreements and policies. Our ongoing support services include addressing privacy challenges, creating policies, evaluating supply-chain security, and providing staff training.

Our services include offering ongoing support services to a diverse clientele addressing inquiries related to specific business scenarios or commercial agreements, creating privacy policies, multi-tiered notifications, and explicit consents, evaluating supply-chain security, and providing staff training on data processing and security. Our collaborative approach with clients, regardless of scale or complexity, involves strategic counseling on various aspects of personal data, including acquisition, management, transfer, utilization, and safeguarding. We offer customized guidance, ranging from routine inquiries to strategic planning and execution of regulatory compliance initiatives tailored to the unique needs of clients.

Our firm is experienced in cross-border data structuring and transfers, guiding clients through negotiations, and responding to security breaches with practical and proportional measures. We adopt a unified, multidisciplinary approach, covering compliance, regulatory matters, cross-border transfers, security breaches, and privacy in employment contexts.

Our work includes:

  • Preparing data inventories, internal policies, notices and consent forms
  • Structuring of a fully-functioning and sustainable personal data privacy management system in accordance with the clients’ organizational structure
  • Drafting and revising contracts that involve the sharing or transfer of the data
  • Advising on domestic and international data transfer and data usage
  • Organizing awareness training for clients with respect to personal data privacy