Privacy Counsel


Palo Alto, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Legal
  • Post Date: 06/05/2021
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  • Company Address: 849 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94391

About AppLovin

AppLovin is a mobile games company that fuels many of the world's most popular mobile games.

Job Description

AppLovin’s leading marketing software provides mobile app developers a powerful set of solutions to grow their mobile apps. AppLovin’s technology platform enables developers to market, monetize, analyze and publish their apps. The company’s first-party content includes over 200+ popular, engaging apps and its technology brings that content to millions of users around the world. AppLovin is headquartered in Palo Alto, California with several offices globally.
AppLovin is a Certified Great Place to Work, one of Inc.’s Best Workplaces and a recipient of the 2019 Glassdoor Top CEO employee’s choice award. The San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal awarded AppLovin one of the Bay Area’s Best Places to Work in 2019, 2020 and 2021, and the Workplace Wellness Award in 2019 which recognizes businesses that are leaders in improving worker well-being.
We are looking for a Privacy Counsel to join our Legal team.  You will help shape how our innovative company navigates privacy and data protection landscapes worldwide. 

The Impact You Will Have:

    • Continue to build out and support all aspects of our privacy compliance framework that scales with the company.  
    • Be one of our experts on issues related to privacy, data security, marketing & advertising.
    • Partner with engineering and product teams to provide actionable advice to minimize legal risks while advancing business goals and objectives.
    • Draft external privacy notices and disclosures and internal policies and procedures to ensure compliance with global privacy laws. 
    • Evaluate data protection terms in contracts, marketing materials, and policies. 
    • Monitor and digest developments in privacy and data protection laws and regulations, key judgments, and regulatory guidance to help determine impact for the business and set risk tolerance approach. 
    • Contribute to furthering the status of the Legal department as an effective and valued resource within the company.

What We Look For:

    • Minimum 5 years of combined privacy law experience, at a top law firm and in-house at a tech company. 
    • Experience with GDPR, CCPA, CPRA, COPPA, and other international privacy and data protection laws.
    • Experience designing and implementing privacy compliance programs, policies, and processes.
    • Strong analytical capability, organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to drive projects to completion.
    • Sound business judgment, adaptability, and demonstrated ability to identify, prioritize, and resolve issues quickly and effectively. 
    • Experience in the adtech and mobile gaming industries is a strong plus.
    • Sense of humor and high level of professionalism. 
    • Active membership in at least one U.S. state bar; California Bar admission preferred.
    • IAPP Certified Information Privacy Professional credentials preferred.  
AppLovin is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, religion, marital status or veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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