Bird & Bird builds strategic alliance with Nymity

20 April 2016

Bird & Bird today announced its alliance with Nymity at the IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive in London. 

Bird & Bird's international Privacy & Data Protection team will use Nymity Attestor™, one of Nymity’s privacy management solutions, to assist clients with whom the firm is working on privacy compliance programmes. 

Nymity Attestor™ reports on the status of a privacy programme, generating quantitative metrics supported by evidence and visualising results through the Data Privacy Accountability Scorecard. Incorporating Nymity Attestor™ into our services will help us create compliance programmes which are sustainable for clients and which anticipate the accountability requirements of the General Data Protection Regulationsaid Ruth Boardman, co-head of Bird & Bird's international Privacy & Data Protection team. We are always keen to move beyond black-letter law advice and to work with clients in a more productive way. Nymity Attestor™ will help us to deliver some of the key tools for ongoing compliance”, the lawyer said while attending the IAPP event. 

Regarding this alliance, the President and Founder of Nymity Inc., Terry McQuay, added Our organisation is completely focused on privacy and absolutely committed to innovating compliance, we are very excited about this opportunity of working hand in hand with Bird & Bird to help their clients define effective, efficient and successful privacy programmes. We are very proud to say that Nymity Attestor™ is ready to support GDPR and all other existing regulations in the world.” 

The IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive in London brings together privacy experts from different countries, mainly from the European Union. It is the leading event in education on the practical application of privacy and data protection. You can visit the booths of these two organisations at this event from April 20th to April 21st.