Legal professionals and privacy regulations: 2019 End of the Year Survey


  • Of the 41% of the respondents that indicated they collect any kind of personal data on citizen in the EU, only 69% state they are currently compliant with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation.
  • 40% of companies that conduct business with California consumers or businesses did not yet performed a data protection impact analysis.
  • Almost half of the respondents (46%) use a combination of manual and technological solutions. 20% still has only manual processes in place.
  • Respondents give their current eDiscovery a 3.8 (out of 5).
  • Management of data privacy requests still: 12% sees responding to requests as biggest challenge for readiness to privacy regulations.
  • 21% of the respondents spent over $100,000 to prepare for data privacy regulations and 21% plans to hire more personnel to manage privacy issues.
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