Cloud Services Negotiation: Tips for Reducing Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Risks

By: Leslie Spasser and Allison Trimble

Managing data privacy and cybersecurity risks when leveraging cloud services proves challenging for many cloud services customers.  Requirements imposed by the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation and the California Consumer Privacy Act require customers to take a more intentional and informed approach to their relationships with these providers.  This article outlines several key considerations that cloud services customers should keep in mind when operating under this new regulatory framework and includes suggestions for improving due diligence efforts as well as market-based approaches for negotiating contractual protections with cloud service providers.

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