General info

Sayenko Kharenko acts as a single point of contact for our clients in various data protection and cybersecurity matters ranging from ad hoc crisis management to establishing complex data protection management systems for all their offices worldwide. We have partnered with the leading cybersecurity consultancies in Ukraine who immediately respond as part of our team to cyber incidents and assist with forensic investigations. We have also built a network of top-notch international partners who can provide a seamless service together with us when multiple jurisdictions are involved.

Our attorneys work closely with the client’s in-house team when structuring all internal and external data streams, building up the procedures for protecting data and training all employees for handling any related issues. We implement the best international practices in the process to make sure that our clients stay competitive in a global market.

As recognized experts in the data protection field, Sayenko Kharenko was invited to assist the Parliament of Ukraine with revamping the Ukrainian data protection legislation and bringing it in line with the world’s best practices. Having foreign qualified experts in our team gives us a full understanding of all applicable extra-territorial regulations (e.g. GDPR, CCPA) and enables us to take them into account along with the Ukrainian data protection rules when working on any project.

Our team can help you, in particular, with the following tasks:

  • Ensuring legal compliance of processing employee and consumer personal data, including data transfers to and from Ukraine, the EU, the US and other jurisdictions
  • Building up a tailored data protection system for international and local businesses, reflecting any specific industry requirements (e.g., E-commerce, Financial Services, Healthcare, Software Development)
  • Use of personal data for advertising and marketing purposes
  • External data protection audits
  • Data breach and data security incidents investigation and management of the same
  • Liaising with data protection and other enforcement authorities in Ukraine and the EU; and
  • Creating data protection policies, drafting and negotiating data protection processing agreements and data protection impact assessments

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