Hintze Law


Sam Castic is a partner with Hintze Law, a boutique privacy and data security law firm. Sam counsels e-commerce, fintech, technology, telecom, social media, retail and advertising clients from early-stage startups to the biggest global companies, on privacy and data security. Sam uses his experience of having led privacy teams and programs at two large companies to provide clients with practical and actionable strategies for building, maturing, operationalizing and maintaining privacy programs that successfully navigate changing technology, laws and expectations. Sam offers practical strategies for earning and preserving customer trust; innovating and bringing products and services to market that meet privacy objectives; structuring effective and efficient privacy teams, programs, and operations; developing and executing personal data breach response capabilities; and negotiating and developing repeatable processes for resolving data processing and transfer agreements

Sam was formerly Chief Privacy Officer for Blackhawk Network, a global fintech company with B2B and B2C digital payment and gift card products. Prior to joining Blackhawk Network, Sam was head of Privacy at Nordstrom, where he led the teams responsible for privacy law, compliance, and operations.


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