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Tyler J. Thompson advises clients on data privacy and protection, technology contracts and contract processes, websites and mobile apps, digital accessibility, social media, and direct to consumer marketing. Tyler offers clients practical and efficient legal counsel, striving to manage costs and risk with business-friendly strategies.

With deep experience in digital compliance, Tyler focuses on handling all aspects of a client’s website or mobile app to pursue compliance while maintaining the best user experience. His practice also focuses on creating enforceable digital agreements with platform users, whether that platform is a website, SaaS, mobile app, or video game.

Tyler has designed and implemented privacy programs for clients from Fortune 500s to start ups, ensuring those clients are compliant with U.S. and international privacy laws. Tyler also advises on data retention and minimization, privacy by design, data inventories, and privacy impact assessments. Tyler is certified as a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals. In addition, he is a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the United States (CIPP/US), Europe (CIPP/E), Asia, (CIPP/A) and Canada (CIPP/C) as well as a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPP/T). Tyler is also an ISACA Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE).

In the technology space, Tyler has provided guidance on open source software, digital marketing, software licensing, and SaaS agreements. He also works with clients to modernize commercial contracting processes and privacy practices, enabling in-house attorneys to function more efficiently and conserve resources.

Outside of the firm, Tyler is an adjunct M.B.A. professor at the University of Denver Daniel’s School of Business, an FAA certified private pilot, and a PADI certified SCUBA diver.

Concentrations

  • Websites
  • Mobile Apps
  • Privacy and data compliance
  • Technology and software transactions
  • ADA website accessibility
  • Direct to consumer marketing (TCPA, CAN-SPAM, etc.)
  • Commercial contracting and licensing matters including SaaS, technology hardware, and licensing.
  • Open Source Software
  • Data breach investigations
  • Consumer arbitration agreements
  • Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Capacidades

Experiencia

  • United States Privacy
    • Created comprehensive data privacy program for a major consumer goods company
    • Advised a national grocery store chain on CCPA and 2023 compliance issues
  • International Privacy
    • Created GDPR privacy program for a multinational clothing retailer based in the EU
    • Advised a video game developer on Russian cross border data transfer, privacy policy, and localization issues
    • Created a Brazilian privacy compliance program for an international non-profit
    • Created a comprehensive cross-border transfer regime for a large multinational client
  • Mobile Apps
    • Helped a large quick-serve restaurant brand launch a new mobile app with online ordering capability
    • Resolved app store compliance issues for a major news outlet
    • Advised on all compliance concerns for a mobile gaming app
  • Tech Transactions
    • Negotiated a multimillion-dollar deal creating a new website for an international clothing brand
    • Negotiated a SaaS platform agreement for a replacement HRIS and CRM system for a sporting goods brand
  • Digital Contracting
    • Drafted platform terms for a new online learning platform
    • Created comprehensive website and mobile app terms of use for all brands of consumer facing Fortune 500
    • Advised a national grocery store chain on consumer facing arbitration
  • Direct to Consumer Marketing
    • Created direct marketing policies for an international automotive brand and reviewed all direct to consumer campaigns
  • Digital Accessibility
    • Created digital accessibility program for a multinational software company
    • Defended nutrition brand from website accessibility suits.
  • °The below representations were handled by Mr. Thompson prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.
    • Designed and implemented GDPR, CCPA, and HIPAA compliant privacy programs for a pharmaceutical Fortune 500.°
    • Drafted all publicly facing website policies for a Fortune 500 consumer products company.°
    • Audited open source software use and created an open source software compliance office for a Fortune 500 financial company.°
    • Modernized contracting processes and documents from intake to signature for a Fortune 200 healthcare company.°
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
    • Certified Information Privacy Professional for Asia (CIPP/A), 2022
    • Certified Information Privacy Professional for Canada (CIPP/C) 2021
    • Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT), 2019
    • Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP), 2018
    • Certified Information Privacy Professional for Europe (CIPP/E), 2018
    • Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), 2018
    • Certified Information Privacy Professional for the United States (CIPP/US), 2016
  • ISACA Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE), 2021
  • Private Pilot, Federal Aviation Administration, 2017
  • Attorney, DaVita Kidney Care, 2015-2017
  • Adjunct Professor, Business Law and Public Policy, University of Denver's Daniels College of Business MBA Program, 2019-Present

Credenciales

Educación
  • J.D., University of Colorado at Boulder
  • B.A., University of Colorado at Boulder
Con licencia para ejercer en
  • Colorado