Data Protection Legal Counsel



Paris, France
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023
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Founded in 2014, Ledger is the global platform for digital assets and Web3. Over 25% of the world’s crypto assets are secured through our Ledger Nanos. Headquartered in Paris and Vierzon, with offices in the UK, US, Switzerland and Singapore, Ledger has a team of almost 1000 professionals developing a variety of products and services to enable individuals and companies to securely buy, store, swap, grow and manage crypto assets – including the Ledger hardware wallets line with more than 5 millions units already sold in 180 countries. At Ledger, we embody the values that make us unique: Pragmatism, Audacity, Commitment, Trust and Transparency. Have a look at our Origins video here.
To improve our compliance with privacy regulations around the world, we are looking for a Data Protection Legal Counsel, motivated to join our dynamic Ledgers’ Data Protection Office and experience an in-house legal environment in a diverse and fast-moving high technology-focused environment.

Your main responsibilities will be the following :

  • Participate in the definition and the implementation of the group’s privacy compliance program for all B2C and B2B products and services.
  • Support contract negotiations with 3rd party vendors regarding privacy issues.
  • Take part in the privacy and security risk assessment carried out for our new vendors and maintain the mapping of all data flows in order to identify risks and take mitigation measures.
  • Play a key support role across the team and step on matters where the business needs assistance on critical projects (e-commerce, products, B2B, HR, back office, marketing, customer support…).
  • Draft any process, template and guideline necessary to improve Ledger privacy practices.
  • Supervise the processing of customer and employee data requests and contribute to its automation.
  • Raise privacy awareness among our employees, in particular by developing our Privacy & Security Champions network.
  • Ensure a technological and legal watch to anticipate future regulations and uses of personal data.
  • Supervise the intern of the team.

  • Good knowledge of privacy regulations, including GDPR / between 3 and 5 years of proven track record in data protection.
  • Strong organizational, documentation and program management skills.
  • Very rigorous, pragmatic and business oriented.
  • Fluent English.
  • At least B2 level in French.
  • At ease in a fast pace and innovative environment.
  • Collaborative team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the crypto industry is a plus but not required.
  • Position located in : Paris (02) France.
    Contract type : CDI
    Starting date : January 2024
We are an equal opportunity employer for all without any distinction of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, social status, disability or age.