Privacy & Security Law

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Digital business practices and the rise of an increasing array of connected devices and services continue to present new challenges. Adler Law Group's Privacy & Information Security Practice takes a team-based approach to providing in-depth guidance on black letter legal requirements colored with pragmatic, real-world advice allowing clients to remain mindful of risks while enabling them to create and implement actionable strategies.

The Firm provides a range of services around Privacy & Information Security:

  • Counseling clients on privacy and data security matters that affect business operations
  • Advising on new and emerging privacy and data security laws, including the complex patchwork of federal, state and global requirements
  • Creating and implementing company-wide compliance and employee training programs
  • Protecting clients during interactions with regulators on data security matters
  • Performing security and data flow audits
  • Developing privacy, document retention and security policies and compliance programs
  • Structuring, negotiating and drafting agreements with customers, vendors and service providers that involve data collection, storage, sharing and cross-border transfers
  • Counseling software and hardware developers and IT managers on legal risks associated with cross platform data flows and consent requirements
  • Government and regulatory agency compliance, investigations and enforcement proceedings
  • Litigation-related services such as avoiding and mitigating litigation risk, litigation counsel and dispute resolution

Industries served:


  • Helping clients understand and implement Privacy by Design
  • Crafting In-App privacy disclosures
  • Advising on location information gathering, data sharing across devices, applications and third-party marketing and data analytics processors
  • Providing guidance on self-regulatory regimes and industry best practices
  • Assisting clients to comply with national “Do Not Call” registry and related FTC telemarketing regulations, SMS/text messaging and Common Short Code (CSC) marketing programs


  • Advising clients on regulatory requirements for Direct marketing and Affiliate marketing
  • Social Media Contests, Sweepstakes and Promotions
  • DSS/PCI, credit card and other data processing requirements
  • Drafting appropriate Privacy Policy disclosures and disclaimers


  • Responding information requests by the Department of Homeland Security

Health Care

  • Advising health care providers in connection with the creation of software and hardware
  • Advising physicians on implementation and use of tele-medicine, Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) and patient advocacy
  • Counseling health care services marketers on compliance with the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

The Firm provides legal and regulatory opinions on privacy and information security laws and regimes such as:

  • Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money-laundering rules
  • Behavioral advertising
  • Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act
  • European Union Data Protection Directive & Binding Corporate Resolutions (BCRs)
  • Federal Right to Financial Privacy Act
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act provisions on privacy and security of customer information
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
  • IRS information disclosure rules
  • Office of Foreign Assets Control
  • Telecommunications Act
  • Use of Social Security numbers
  • U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Agreement

We look forward to the opportunity to discuss any questions you may have regarding the range of business, technology and intellectual property services we offer. Our law office is based in Chicago, Illinois. Please feel free to call us at (866) 734-2568 should you have any questions.