Personal Data Protection and Privacy

Regulatory & Competition Personal Data Protection and Privacy

The team is especially noted for its “understanding of information systems and the technology industry.” 

Our lawyers have extensive experience in advising clients from various sectors (e.g. healthcare, financial, IT, hospitality, retail, e-commerce, employment, real estate, industrial, etc) on legal matters pertaining to personal data protection and privacy, with comprehensive know-how in effectively addressing, documenting and managing the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), e-privacy, and national data protection frameworks.

Our team conducts personal data protection compliance audits designed to identify non-compliance and provides custom action plans with practical guidance on how to eliminate any inconsistencies identified.

The team also offers far-reaching legal assistance in the implementation of action plans to achieve legal compliance. That includes drafting the requisite documentation (e.g. privacy notices, records of processing activities, internal procedures, data processing agreements, data protection impact assessments, etc), assessing clients’ business processes and procedures, well as day-to-day consulting on varied issues pertaining to data protection and privacy (e.g. determining the legality of and legal bases for processing personal data and the roles in processing personal data, defining data retention periods, regulating cross-border transfers of personal data, appointing data protection officers, etc).

Additionally, the team conducts data protection trainings, the content and scope of which depend on the target group and needs of the client, supports the work of data protection officers and inhouse lawyers, and represents clients in the Data Protection Inspectorate and in courts.

Major Deals

  • 13.06.2023

    Supreme Court rules that the detention of former political leader Ain Seppik was unlawful

    In a ruling published on 9 June, the Supreme Court found that the detention of former political leader Ain Seppik on 4 January last year on suspicion of a crime and the use of handcuffs at the time were unlawful.
    The Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court emphasised that, according to the Constitution, everyone has the right to liberty and security of person.

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  • 18.04.2023

    TGS Baltic advised the Estonian Museum Association on developing the Museum Card service

    On 11 April 2023, the foundation Muuseumikaart began operating, providing culture enthusiasts with a simpler way to visit various museums located in Estonia. Purchasers of the innovative Museum Card can visit over 100 museums and 500 exhibitions an unlimited number of times within a year.

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  • 27.03.2023

    TGS Baltic senior associates Chirag Mody and Anet Jaks successfully defended a client in a defamation-related action in Pärnu County Court

     

    In Pärnu County Court, TGS Baltic senior associates Chirag Mody and Anet Jaks successfully represented a client who was ordered to refute alleged false statements and compensate for patrimonial and non-patrimonial damage. The court agreed with the explanations provided by the contractual representatives and dismissed the action filed against the client.

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  • 05.02.2020

    We advised Nasdaq-listed fintech company Opera on the acquisition of Pocosys

    TGS Baltic advised the Opera group, which is listed on stock exchange Nasdaq in the USA, on entry into a contract of purchase for the acquisition of fintech company Pocosys and its sister company, a licensed payment institution, Pocopay from Poco Holding where Indrek Neivelt has a large shareholding.

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  • 24.05.2019

    TGS Baltic carried out a full assessment of the GDPR compliance of the Baltic region’s largest retail chain

    TGS Baltic carried out a comprehensive assessment of the GDPR compliance of the Baltic region’s largest retail chain. We reviewed the business processes of all the companies in the group and drew up a detailed report and an action plan. 

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  • 24.05.2019

    TGS Baltic performed a full assessment of a pharmacy chain's GDPR compliance

    TGS Baltic carried out a comprehensive assessment of the GDPR compliance of a pharmacy chain: we reviewed the business processes of all the companies in the group and drew up a particularly detailed report and action plan. 

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