This position will lead the Legal component of Gap, Inc.’s privacy, data security and information management programs in collaboration with our global legal teams. Duties of the role include providing strategic counsel on customer and employee data practices and policies, vendor and technology agreements; and “product review” for the company’s ecommerce, mobile and omni-channel strategies. The role will work closely with the information security, GapTech and internal audit while also being embedded with our internal Business Teams to handle data protection issues proactively. The role requires expertise in both privacy law and compliance in order to handle complex issues in a variety of contexts. In addition the successful person in this role will exhibit curiosity, responsiveness, and interest in helping our businesses solve problems.
This role will lead/collaborate with a cross-functional team of Subject Matter Experts to review proposed applications, technologies, projects and internal practices for Privacy and Data Protection issues. This role also serves to drive towards assessment and remediation of Data Protection matters. This role with have the opportunity to own certain teams or projects or play a high-profile contributor role for others involving Privacy and Technology. The role faces highly complex matters and projects. In addition, the work matters come from an increasing number of peers and business partners, which adds additional layers of complexity. This role will consistently interact with all brands, teams and departments in the Gap Inc. organization
Primary responsibility is advice and counsel to business partners and technology teams regarding proposed applications and programs, including security assessments and Privacy Impact Assessments. Other responsibilities include Vendor Assessment and Contract Negotiation; Review of internal and externally-facing Privacy Policies and Information Governance Notices
Technology Product Review Incident Response Experience: 5+ years as practicing Privacy Lawyer (in-house or law firm)
Doris and Don Fisher opened the first Gap store in 1969 with a simple idea — to make it easier to find a pair of jeans and a commitment to do more. Over the last 46 years, the company has grown from a single store to a global fashion business with five brands — Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Athleta and Intermix. Gap's clothes are available in 90 countries worldwide through 3,300 company-operated stores, almost 400 franchise stores, and e-commerce sites and is still growing.