Technology and IT Contracts

Overview

With our incident response experience and regulatory knowledge, we are adept at handling technology transactions, including developing agreements and agreement provisions regarding:

  • PCI DSS and PHI
  • Data ownership
  • Data usage
  • Data transfer and sharing
  • Data protection and incident response
  • Compliance with law, company policies, and best practices
  • Data-related representations, warranties, indemnities, liability limitations, and insurance requirements
  • Service level agreements

We handle agreements involving all forms of cloud service (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS), video game development, mobile apps, music distribution, geo-location, payment processing, fraud prevention, data analytics, and digital advertising.
Our transactional experience encompasses a significant amount of work involving cloud computing deals. We negotiate and advise on due diligence and best practices in cloud transactions. For both enterprise purchasers and cloud service providers, we address issues of liability and indemnification provisions regarding potential data security incidents involving the provider, and its employees and subcontractors, as well as responsibility for cyber insurance coverage.

Recognition

  • Recognized as one of the top law firms for client service, we were named to the 2018 BTI Client Service 30 for the fourth consecutive year.

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Data Privacy Monitor
The Weekly Privacy Rewind
December 10, 2018
California Consumer Protection Act Privacy Groups Urge California Lawmakers Not to Weaken California Consumer Privacy Act • A variety of privacy groups, including the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Digital Privacy Alliance and the...
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Data Privacy Monitor
The Weekly Privacy Rewind
By Aaron R. Lancaster
December 5, 2018
GDPR European Regulators Fine Uber Over 2016 Data Breach • British and Dutch privacy regulators issued fines totaling approximately $1.2 million against ride-hailing company Uber over its 2016 data breach. • According to the U.K.’s...
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Data Privacy Monitor
HHS OIG Launches Cybersecurity Webpage to Raise Awareness and Boost Cybersecurity Best Practices
By Alexandra Royal, Lynn Sessions
December 5, 2018
Healthcare data can be up to 10 times more valuable to cyber criminals than credit card numbers, according to a report from the Department of Health & Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG). And, with...
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Data Privacy Monitor
Cookies and Consent Under the EU GDPR
By David M. Brown
November 29, 2018
According to a recent story published by The Register, the U.K. data privacy watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has issued a warning to the U.S.-based newspaper The Washington Post (WaPo) about obtaining consent under...
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Data Privacy Monitor
The Weekly Privacy Rewind
By Aaron R. Lancaster
November 26, 2018
Class Actions Pennsylvania Supreme Court Declares Employers Have Affirmative Duty to Protect Employee Personal Information • According to a recent opinion by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, “an employer has a legal duty to exercise...
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