Ruth Day is Of Counsel to the Firm and leads on a broad range of data privacy and security issues. She has particular experience in advising corporate clients as they implement comprehensive data privacy compliance.
Ms. Day joins the Firm after nearly ten years advising UBM, a global media, events and news distribution company headquartered in London. She began at UBM as a privacy attorney, then served as the U.S. Chief Privacy Officer and, most recently, as global counsel. She has created a global audit and accountability framework and a mechanism for cross border transfers of personal data; drafted or reviewed internal Group and Divisional policies, including BYOD; drafted privacy policies, including policies for apps and cookies; and provided pragmatic advice on a wide range of issues including email marketing, online advertising, data analytics and lead generation, new services involving personal data (privacy by design), and HIPAA compliance. She worked closely with the global CISO and has advised on U.S. data breaches and other security incidents. She has also drafted and negotiated contact language to allocate and mitigate both data privacy and security risks.
Ms. Day is active in the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and has earned its credential, the Certified Information Privacy Professional, for both the US and the EU.