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Data protection law, Lithuania

More than ever it is crucial, in this growing thicket of applicable data protection legislation, that organisations address the risks and legal responsibilities with respect to how they handle personal data.

Eversheds data protection and privacy team has the deep experience and international reach to help businesses develop and implement practical compliance solutions to the myriad data protection rules that apply to businesses.

Clients engage us for development of sophisticated compliance programs, as well as resolution of the day-to-day privacy matters. Our experts are well placed to come up to practical advice, template and tailor made documents, as well as representation against third parties, regulatory authorities and courts.


Our principal privacy and data protection practice areas include:

  • the mechanisms to deal with the transfer of personal data from Europe, including Binding Corporate Rules
  • how to address the data privacy issues arising from shared service/global IT platform programmes
  • how to comply with the new "cookies" rules
  • the data protection aspects of acquisitions and disposals, joint ventures and other major transactions
  • the application of freedom of information exemptions in response to access requests
  • records retention
  • web based processing of data including use of online behavioural, advertising, cookies and other tools
  • data compliance in the world of cloud computing
  • reporting data security breaches
  • training on data protection

Our experience

A substantial personal data protection legal advice to the US data controller.

We advise local and international companies on data protection compliance issues and assists in authorisation procedures with the local data protection authority.

Rendered legal advice to the world's largest enterprise software company. Advised the client on data protection, licensing, software requirements.

Advised a large Scandinavian origin company on personal data protection while carrying out marketing and promotional actions.

Full scope legal services provided to one of the leading companies in the world of mobile technology. Developed and localized compliance manuals and procedures for a client’s business in Lithuania in the fields of data protection, IP, IT, etc.

Our Law firm has assisted a global cosmetics chain in matters related to personal data transfer outside EEA, including obtaining of an authorisation from local Data protection authority.