Helle Lykke Petersen
Birgitte Toxværd has advised on data protection law for more than 15 years and is one of the country’s most experienced advisors within this area.
Birgitte Toxværd advises on all aspects of data protection, both individual processing and major compliance projects where she assists with clarifying the use of personal data, analyses how the data may be used and plans the practical implementation of the required measures together with the client.
Birgitte has wide experience advising both public authorities and the private sector and has special expertise within the financial sector (banks, insurance companies and management companies), the media business (production companies and broadcasters) and pharmaceutical companies - businesses that are all in the interface between data protection legislation and comprehensive sectoral legislation.
Birgitte advises on privacy policies and cookie texts, transfers to third countries, use of pictures in social media, security breaches, risk analyses, conclusion of processor agreements and clarification of the role as controller and processor, planning of legal opinions and review of data processing procedures, both before and after the transfer of a business.
Birgitte carries out mock inspections to clarify whether the businesses or the public authorities are prepared for a real inspection by the Danish Data Protection Agency.
Birgitte also has the required technical understanding which she uses when making practical solutions, e.g. internal documentation of compliance and risk and impact assessments, etc.
Birgitte is mentioned in the following international directories:
Legal 500: Data Privacy and Data Protection (Recommended Lawyer)
We are working with the team around partner Birgitte Toxværd. The team is exceptionally thorough and detailed in its 360° evaluation of complex data protection matters and particularly skilled in considering and advising on likely public authority/government views in data protection legislation and its implementation.
Legal 500, 2022
A new basis for transfer of data to the USA is approaching
31 March 2022
EU judgment: Tax authorities must comply with GDPR in connection with controls
22 March 2022
Founders of BullWall partners with Axcel
21 December 2021
The Danish Data Protection Agency introducing new external whistleblower scheme
17 December 2021
Folkesparekassen merges with Middelfart Sparekasse
16 June 2021
New GDPR partner at Horten
2 June 2020
GDPR: Requests for insight
20. december 2020
GDPR: Article 30 lists
GDPR: Personal data breaches
17. december 2020