Data Protection Unit

Chetcuti Cauchis Data Protection Unit forms part of the specialist Technology & Telecoms Law Practice Group of the firm. The firms Data Protection team is one of the few specialist units of its kind in Malta.

The firm has devised a user-friendly data protection auditing tool for its clients. Our lawyers act as a Personal Data Representatives for a number of corporate clients and liaise with the Data Protection Commissioners Office on matters of a Privacy nature. The firm is currently also setting up data retention policies and related systems for several clients for the purposes of compliance with this new regulations in the field of data protection.

Our main role is that of ensuring legal compliance and correct processing in terms of relevant regulations as well as assisting the clients by providing advice on policies regulating internal data protection and related IT security as well as devising custom-made data retention policies.

The Overriding Policy of our Data Protection Unit

While we will not hesitate to advise on any radical changes to be effected to bring the client in conformity, our Data Protection Teams emphasis is on making those minimal changes absolutely necessary to bring the client in line with current legislation so as to ensure that the clients core operations continue uninterruptedly.